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A SHUFFLE, by             Poet's Biography
First Line: There was a rumpus in the pack
Last Line: Of diamonds and hearts.
Alternate Author Name(s): Father Tabb
Subject(s): Card Games; Playing Cards

There was a rumpus in the Pack,
Whereof the King and Queen and Jack
Were playing knavish parts.
On Club and Spade was put the blame;
But these asserted 'twas a game
Of Diamonds and Hearts.

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