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Ned Noggs wanted to be a soldier, but was just half an inch too shortAnother reminder that he was unfortunate, a brick struck his headAn idea struck him, as well as the brick; he returned to the barracksHe passed the standard of height, and was complimented on his developed bump of benevolence'Now, just watch me -- the great and only''Stop that growling! Take that --  and that!''Oh, ha, ha, ha! He, He, he!''Look at that, will you? Get out!''Get away from there! Get out!'-- -- -- -- --A Cornish SignIntroducing an old friend in a new guiseCan remain under water indefinitely'Beautiful! Exquisite!''Good heavens! He's wedged fast!''Thanks, Billy, old man'
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