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“ With no uncertain sound,” Tarantara ! Tarantara ! Little Joey stumps around, Tarantara ! Tarantara ! “ Twill be a joyful thing,” Says he, “ If I get in,” Tarantara! Tarantara ! When I hear “ Oh, Wason suits,” Tarantara ! Tarantara ! Then my heart is in my boots, Tarantara ! Tarantara ! Ah ! but once let me get in, Tarantara ! Tarantara ! And another song I’ll sing, Tarantara ! ra! ra°! Well, its a risky sort of game, Tarantara ! Tarantara ! So hero goes for my campaign, Tarantara ! Tarantara ! First I’ll soft-soap the “ working man,” Tarantara ! Tarantara ! Spout all the bosh I can, Tarantara-ra-ra-ra ! Oh ! of votes a lot I’ll reap 1 Tarantara ! Tarantara! For promises are cheap ! Tarantara ! Tarantara ! But should I mature my plan ! Tafantara ! Tarantara ! Why then the “working man” may sing “ It matters not,” Tar-an-ta-rah ! Pirate.

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TARANTARA!, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 500, 24 November 1881

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TARANTARA! Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 500, 24 November 1881

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