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|If you fancy that your people came of
better stock than mine,
If you hint of higher breeding by a word or by a sign,
If you're proud because of fortune or the clever things you do --
Then I'll play no second fiddle: I'm a prouder man than you!
If you think that your
profession has the more gentility,
If you have a swell companion when you see me on the street,
If your character be blameless, if your outward past be clean,
Keep your patronage for others! Gold and station cannot hide
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