The Celebrity (aka The Illustrious Dragon)

What can I say? It doesn't fit above, put it here. Also the location of board rules/info.
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The Celebrity (aka The Illustrious Dragon)

Post by eldin raigmore » 31 Jan 2014 20:15

http://conscripts.s4.bizhat.com/conscri ... ic511.html

"The Celebrity", written and illusrated by Edgar Parker (1961);
music by Gayle Williams (date unknown)


The Illustrious Dragon of England and Wales
Has two awful heads, and eleven long tails,
And nine thousand nine hundred ninety-nine scales,
And spangles and warts without measure.

The King and the Queen are as proud as can be:
They often invite him to join them for tea.
No land has a dragon as awful as he!
They think him a national treasure.

Wherever he wanders, there follows a crowd
Of jubilant citizens, equally proud,
Delightedly singing his praises aloud,
And strewing his pathway with flowers.

You may search: high and low, near and far; everywhere:
And find a few demons to give you a scare:
But none of them awful enough to compare
With ours, with ours, with ours.
With ours.

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StrangeMagic (aka Henry Lee) translated it into his conlang Eleypherion, wrote it in his conscript, and recorded himself reciting it in his conlang.

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As I understand the rules, I can't post it in the "Translations" subforum yet myself; hence here it is in "Everything Else".

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