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Reprise

The sun refused to shine on Henry Clay,
For president three times he chose to run,
An underdog it seems should have its day.

While Congress seats had long since given way
To power pangs for being number one,
The sun refused to shine on Henry Clay.

He grappled with the price he'd have to pay;
Politics, the party platform won,
An underdog it seems should have its day.

He knew the men to help him in the fray
Although his cause they promised not to shun,
The sun refused to shine on Henry Clay.

Texas in the end would vote their nay
The Great Pacificator's dream to stun,
An underdog it seems should have its day.

He, support for Adams would convey,
Jackson votes, galore, once more undone,
The sun refused to shine on Henry Clay,
An underdog it seems should have its day.

 
--Le Goobairre Extrodinarre

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