If a man who turnips cries

Melody -

If a man who turnips cries,
Cry not when his father dies,
It is proof that he would rather
Have a turnip than his father.

A verse produced extempore by Dr Samuel Johnson for the amusement of his friend Mrs Thrale and supposedly taken up by children.

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