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This is "THE HOUSE" that man built,
And these are a few of the Ladies of Fame
Anxious to write M.P. after their name,
With each sex on a par, why put up the bar?
For M.P. means either Mama or Papa,
Quoth the sweet Suffragette we're entitled to…

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"THE HOUSE" that man built,
And these are the Members who've been sitting late
Coming out arm in arm, from a lengthy debate,
Women and men 'neath the shade of Big Ben
In the Year - well we cannot exactly say when;
But the brave Suffragette very…

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THIS IS "THE HOUSE" THAT MAN BUILT,
AND this is the policeman all tattered and torn
Who wished women voters had never been born,
Who nevertheless
Tho it caused him distress
Ran them all in,
In spite of their dress:
The poor Suffragette
Who…

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THIS IS "THE HOUSE" THAT MAN BUILT
AND this is the poor little Suffragette
Who tried, Oh so hard, in this HOUSE to get:
Tho' it wasn't a crime
Still with patience sublime
She spends the best part of her life doing time;
OH FIE! Suffragette
Be…

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THIS IS "THE HOUSE" THAT MAN BUILT,
AND this is the Suffragette lady of note
Who once used A BRICK for recording her vote,
Who one fine day went
With the fullest intent;
To show the Prime Minister business was meant,
But the bold Suffragette…

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THE HOUSE that our Statesmen for years have controlled Ruling the world with mind fearless and bold;
Can Women expect
To rule such a HOUSE.
She that’s afraid of a poor little mouse:
NO! NO!! Suffragette your place in not yet,
Inside THE HOUSE…

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From suffragepostcards.wordpress.com: The Museum of London has images of this event.

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Chorus:
Take me back to Palace Yard, Palace Yard, Palace Yard,
That’s where I long to be, with the friends so dear to me;
The tall policeman, smiling, bland, to gently take me by the hand,
For Women’s Rights” anything we will dare; Palace Yard,…
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