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It Couldn’t Be Done Edgar Guest S omebody said that it couldn’t be done, But, he with a chuckle replied That "maybe it couldn’t," but he would be one Who wouldn’t say so till he’d tried. So he buckled right in with the trace of a grin On his face. If he worried he hid it. He started to sing as he tackled the thing That couldn’t be done, and he did it. S omebody scoffed: "Oh, you’ll never do that; At least no one has done it"; But he took off his coat and he took off his hat, And the first thing we knew he’d begun it. With a lift of his chin and a bit of a grin,
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Unformatted text preview: Without any doubting or quiddit, He started to sing as he tackled the thing That couldnt be done, and he did it. T here are thousands to tell you it cannot be done, There are thousands to prophesy failure; There are thousands to point out to you one by one, The dangers that wait to assail you. But just buckle it in with a bit of a grin, Just take off your coat and go to it; Just start to sing as you tackle the thing That "couldnt be done," and youll do it....
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This note was uploaded on 05/06/2011 for the course LITERATURE 101 taught by Professor Ashwald during the Spring '11 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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