Testtubes and Tesla coils,
clockwork brain 'n' glowing oils,
copper, brass, explosive jelly,
his mechapede policed Old Delhi.
Invented the radio transmitting, too.
Played poker with Theremin, Tesla and Poe.
Harnessed cold moonlight to power airships
and destilled antitoxines from postnasal drips.

(2x)
Entropy
fading his life away
before the world could ever see
dissipating, evaporating

Hired and sacked behind locked doors,
a man in uniform fighting cold wars.
Invented steam saviors and taught them to fight
and they stopped things going bump in the night.
All his accomplishments hidden for life.
His genius's top secret even from his wife.
An aged wrinkled genius, his memory fading.
His fates, his creations, the government evading.

(2x)
Entropy
fading his life away
before the world could ever see
dissipating, evaporating.

Testtubes and Tesla coils,
clockwork brain 'n' glowing oils,
copper, brass, explosive jelly,
his mechapede policed Old Delhi.
Invented the radio transmitting, too.
Played poker with Theremin, Tesla and Poe.
Harnessed cold moonlight to power airships
and destilled antitoxines from postnasal drips.

(3x)
Entropy
fading his life away
before the world could ever see
dissipating, evaporating.


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    General CommentSomebody posted on another board: Dr. Calgori is a fictional character in the Steampunk world history of Abney Park. Like the real Nicoli Tesla his work to better humanity was much deterred by the interest of an oppressive government in abusing his scientific insights. Dr Calgori's last works went into the creation of the HMS Ophelia. The Dr. conspired with Captain Robert to deprive this government of the use of his technology through the "theft" of the Ophelia by Robert and other rebels who have made of her a "pirate" ship...
    At the same time Dr. Calgori destroyed his findings and laboratory further depriving the oppressors [in their lust for instruments of control and exploitation] of his science . During this effort the good Doctor apparently lost his life.
    Dr_Toxicophilouson October 02, 2009   Link

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