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ROMAN FIGURES, by                    
First Line: X shall stand for playmates ten
Last Line: "and l for fifty, I'll tell you"

X shall stand for playmates Ten;
V for Five stout stalwart men;
I for One, as I'm alive;
C for Hundred, and D for Five;
M for a Thousand soldiers true,
And L for Fifty, I'll tell you.

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