The Speaker spoke to house at last,

On Clerk and Sergeant. All aghast.

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At dipping into people’s purse,

Lavish spending, sinful curse.

Machine for splitting wood was got,

High-end Scotch by case was bought.

Well-appointed suits and hat,

Dishing out our cash like that.

Entitlement has run amok,

Is it service or the buck?

Albert Reeve, Gibsons

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