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The hobby which is, of all hobbies the best,
(Laying his hand on his heart.
Never can cloy,
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"TWAS Larry O'Whack of Kilkenny,
Who had but three teeth and no more, Had paid his addresses to many,
And married I think half a score;
With whom 'bout a month he wou'd stay,
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But some of his wives became cronies
Together to tea now they came, While praising their Irish Adonis,
They wondered the name was the same: Says Judy, we're surely related,
'Tis plain as the nose on your face; Then Catty immediately stated
The Whacks were a numerous race.
Larry came at this critical time in,
At whom they discharg'd all their tea;
When thus in hot water was he!
The tea-things at length flew about;
The tea-pot divided his snout.
Poor Larry the combat relinquish’d,
Confess'd he had taken them in, Because when his sight was extinguish'd,
He saw very clearly the sin;
Made haste their own doctor to cal ; Mean while Larry fled and they had now
The devil a husband at all.