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Thread #26206   Message #3510138
Posted By: GUEST,Matthew Presti
29-Apr-13 - 03:54 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Out on the Rolling Sea (Joseph Spence)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Out on the Rolling Sea (Joseph Spence)
In fact, I think the first line naming the warring fish may be linked to a precursive line that begins to recount Maccabees with:

Tell about Judah Maccabeus the kohen...

Yet the other line must have been substituted:

The halibut, tuna, mackerels, and guppies