Evidently, one may steal any stanza from "Cindy" or "Old Joe Clark", with a good chance that one is merely stealing it back.
Amos's second stanza is an abridgement (for the sake of the meter, I dare say) of
Of all the fishes of the sea, The strangest is the bass. It climbs into the tops of trees And slides down on its hands and knees To frolic in the grass.
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