A WATCH lost in a tavern! That's a crime;

Then see how men by drinking lose their time.

The watch kept time; and if time will away,

I see no reason why the watch should stay.

You say the key hung out, and you failed to lock it;

Time will not be kept pris'ner in a pocket.

Henceforth, if you will keep your watch, this do,

Pocket your watch, and watch your pocket, too.

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