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Jesus In A Sidecar – The Alphabet Song (the Gashlycrumb Tinies) lyrics

(E. Gorey)
A is for amy who fell down the stairs
B is for basil assaulted by bears
C is for clara who wasted away
D is for desmond thrown out of a sleigh
E is for ernest who choked on a peach
F is for fanny sucked dry by a leech
G is for george smothered under a rug
H is for hector done in by a thug
I is for ida who drowned in a lake
J is for james who took lye by mistake
K is for kate who was struck by an axe
L is for leo who swallowed some tacks
M is for maud who was swept out to sea
N is for neville who died of ennui
O is for olive run through with an awl
P is for prue trampled flat in a brawl
Q is for quentin who sank in a mire
Are is for rhoda consumed by fire
S is for susan who perished of fits
T is for titus who flew into bits
You is for una who slipped down a drain
V is for victor squashed under a train
W is for winnie embedded in ice
X is for xerxes devoured by mice
Y is for yorick whose head was knocked in
Z is for zillah who drank too much gin

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