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Major-General's Song by Gilbert And Sullivan

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I am the (1)________ model of a (2)____________ Major-General
I've information vegetable, animal, and mineral
I (3)________ the kings of England
And I quote the fights historical
From Marathon to Waterloo, in order categorical
I'm (4)________ (5)________ acquainted, too, with matters mathematical
I (6)____________________ equations, both the simple and quadratical
About (7)________________ theorem I'm (8)______________ with a lot o' news
(Hmm, lot of news.... Got it!)
With many (9)________________ facts
About the square of the hypotenuse
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I'm very good at integral and differential calculus
I know the scientific names of (10)____________ animalculous
In short, in matters vegetable, animal, and mineral
I am the very model of a (11)____________ Major-General
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I (12)________ our (13)____________ history
King Arthur's and Sir Caradoc's
I (14)____________ hard acrostics, I've a pretty taste for paradox
I quote in elegiacs all the (15)____________ of Heliogabalus
In conics I can floor peculiarities parabolous
I can (16)________ undoubted
Raphaels from Gerard Dows and Zoffanies
I know the croaking chorus
From The Frogs of Aristophanes
Then I can hum a fugue
Of which I've heard the music's din afore
(Ooh, din afore, din afore... Got it!)
And whistle all the airs
From that (17)________________ nonsense Pinafore
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Then I can write a washing bill in Babylonic cuneiform
And tell you (18)__________ (19)____________ of Caractacus's uniform
In short, in matters vegetable, animal, and mineral
I am the very model of a modern Major-General
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In fact
When I know what is meant by "mamelon" and "ravelin"
When I can tell at sight a Mauser rifle (20)________ a javelin
When such affairs as sorties
And (21)__________________ I'm (22)________ wary at
And when I (23)________ precisely
What is meant by "commissariat"
When I have learnt
What progress has been made in modern gunnery
When I know more of tactics (24)________ a novice in a nunnery
In short, when I've a smattering of elemental strategy
(Oh, that's a hard one, strategy... Got it!)
You'll say a better Major-General has never sat a-gee
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For my military knowledge
Though I'm plucky and adventury
Has (25)________ been brought down
To the beginning of the century
But still, in matters vegetable, animal, and mineral
I am the very model of a modern Major-General
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(One (26)________ time?!)
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In fact
When I know what is meant by "mamelon" and "ravelin"
When I can tell at sight a Mauser rifle from a javelin
When such affairs as sorties
And surprises I'm more wary at
And when I know precisely
What is meant by "commissariat"
When I have learnt
What progress has been made in modern gunnery
When I know more of tactics than a novice in a nunnery
In short, when I've a smattering of elemental strategy
You'll say a better Major-General has never rode a horse!
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For my military knowledge
Though I'm plucky and adventury
Has only (27)________ (28)______________ down
To the beginning of the century
But still, in matters vegetable, animal, and mineral
I am the very model of a modern Major-General!
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