It's Tommy this an' Tommy that
an' "Chuck'im out, the brute," But it's "Savior of'is
country," when the guns begin to shoot.
Oh, East is East and West is West, and never the twain
shall meet, Till Earth and Sky stand presently at God's
great Judgment Seat.
Ship me somewhere east of Suez, where the best is like
the worst, Where there ar'n't no Ten Commandments an' a
man can raise a thirst.
The tumult and the shouting dies - The Captains and the
Kings depart - Still stands thine ancient sacrifice, An
humble and a contrite heart.
A fool there was and he made
his prayer, (Even as you and I), To a rag and a bone and
a hank of hair, (We called her the woman who did not
care, But the fool he called her his lady fair.