The Ballad of King Canute

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King Canute by Stephen Masty Canute, the king of Englishmen, Norwegians and the Danes, Had glib courtiers, you may be sure, Who soothed for every sinecure Or privilege they might procure, And caused him royal pains.   He bade them all take up his throne Despite the morning damp, And carry it into [...]