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In Russian, for example, there is such thing as докучные сказки. Like:

У попа была собака, он ее любил.
Она съела кусок мяса, он ее убил.
В землю закопал, надпись написал:
  Repeat this story again and again.

It's like: A priest had a dog, the priest loved it. The dog ate a piece of meat, the priest killed it, buried and wrote: the same phrase from beginning. Does such things exist in English?

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We have songs that end where they started: a cycle song The most famous is probably:

There's a Hole in the Bucket
"A circle song is one that comes back to where it started and begins again. It can go on indefinitely". Explanation of cycle song

One of the most famous renditions of the song was by Harry Belafonte and Odetta, originally performed in 1959!

You can hear it here: Song It is really charming. :)

words to the song

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I'm aware of a short cyclic story (no idea of the original source):

It was a dark and stormy night and the sailors said to the Captain, "Captain, tell us a story" and so he began, "It was a dark and stormy night and the sailors said to the Captain, "Captain, tell us a story" and so he began ..."

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