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2. Fit the Second: THE BELLMAN'S SPEECH
The Bellman himself they all praised to the skies--
He had bought a large map representing the sea,
"What's the good of Mercator's North Poles and Equators,
"Other maps are such shapes, with their islands and capes!
This was charming, no doubt; but they shortly found out
He was thoughtful and grave--but the orders he gave
Then the bowsprit got mixed with the rudder sometimes:
But the principal failing occurred in the sailing,
But the danger was past--they had landed at last,
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