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Mr Long and Mr Short go for a walk and sit down to lunchNever dreaming that a tiger was waiting for a mealThey resort to a trick and tip the tub over the tigerAnd luckily for them his tail comes through the bungholeWhich they tie in a knotWhen the tiger suddenly starts for homeTo the relief of Mr Short and Mr LongAfter 12 months absence they return to find every tiger with a tub on its tailGrimsby, In the Fish Packing ShedsGrimsby, In the Fish Packing ShedsBricks versus BarrelsBricks versus BarrelsDiogenes in his barrelDiogenes in his barrelThe boys roll the barrel aboutThe boys roll the barrel about'Don't cry, poor little Doll!' said Shag'Please, Jesus, be our Friend, and keep us safe'When the moon arose that night she shone upon, etc.He held out a bit of bread, and the dog snatched at itAnd standing up, as he and Doll had done, etc.While spinning yarns under the shade of the tub, they are startled by a loud roarThey spring to their feet and dodge the tiger round the tubThe chase grows warm, but they still keep the tub between themThe baffled tiger attempts to spring over the tubAssisted by all parties, the tub performs a summersault, and the men sit upon the top to keep the tiger underWhile wondering if they should ever get down, the tiger twists his tail through the bung holeA bright idea seizes them, and they seize the tailClinging to it for dear life, they get a ride over the sandy plainThe tiger pauses somewhat exhausted, and they succeed in tying the knotThey let go the tail, and the tiger runs off with the tubThe tiger makes his way to the jungle, but never gets rid of the tubSo for ever afterwards all the little tigers were born with tubs to their tailsAnother reminder that he was unfortunate, a brick struck his headAn idea struck him, as well as the brick; he returned to the barracksThere was an old truckle-bed and some mouldy barrels in the roomHe edged his barrel quite up to the table and put out his long, bony handThe barrels and glasses begun to reel to and froI'm open to confess that it is the clothes that make the manThere is death in the PotMr Long and Short at LunchThe Tiger comesRound and round the TubThe Tiger jumpsThe Tub overturnedSitting on the TubThe Tub over againA long runMr Long on the TubThe Knot tiedVictoryThe Tigers of the futureA converted Mr Blackett has the barrels drainedBut being rather short, he mounts the tar barrelCreeping up he removes the top from the barrelPoor Tomkins has fallen into the tar barrelHere, come out of that barrel, you young rascal[Man discovers drunkard lying against barrels]Barrel on an Arch of St Sidwells ChurchPalm Oil Barrels[Clown [?] and barrel][Child, rope and wine barrels][Buildings on shoreline with stacks of barrels]By Jove! it's very windy. Reg'lar March weather!It's goneRight into the grocer's empty barrelSo near and yet so farThis is perfectly ridiculous!But I must get it out anyhowWhich he must have fell into the barrelThey tried to pull him outMuch to Mrs Bobblewick's dismay
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