A fox went out one moonlight
he prayed to the moon to give
"I have many miles to go this
Before I reach that town-e-o."
Town-e-o town-e-o - I have many miles to go
this night before I reach that town-e-o
He went into the farmer's
The ducks and geese had had
"The best of you shall grease
Before I xreachx leave xthatx this town-e-o
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