The Colour of His Hair by Housman Quiz Stats

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Oh who is that young sinner with the handcuffs on his wrists?
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And what has he been after that they groan and shake their fists?
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And wherefore is he wearing such a conscience-stricken air?
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Oh they're taking him to prison for the colour of his hair.
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'Tis a shame to human nature such a head of hair as his;
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In the good old time 'twas hanging for the colour that it is;
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Though hanging isn't bad enough and flaying would be fair
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For the nameless and abominable colour of his hair.
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To hide his poll or dye it of a mentionable shade;
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But they've pulled the beggar's hat off for the world to see and stare,
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And they're hailing him to justice for the colour of his hair.
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Now 'tis oakum for his fingers and the treadmill for his feet
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And the quarry-gang on Portland in the cold and in the heat,
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And between his spells of labour in the time he has to spare
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He can curse the God that made him for the colour of his hair.
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Oh a deal of pains he's taken and a pretty price he's paid
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