Hunt A Busy Man

By Anonymous

“If you’ve a job that you want done,”
So runs a saying grim,
“Just find the busiest man you can,
And give the task to him.”
Of all the wicked schemes devised
By laziness and fat,
The wickedest, the cruelest,
The shamefulest, is that!
The man who says that wicked thing
Some day will surely go
To most appropriate punishment
Administered below.
Upon his groaning form bestowed,
A weight of iron shall rest,
And ever with increasing loads
His body shall be pressed.
“Now here’s another little weight,”
The fiends will say with vim;
“And here’s an over-loaded man;
So lay the weight on him.”

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