Farmer Holt's Daughter (Google eBook)

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Royal Publishing Company, 1901 - 59 pages
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Page 33 - A creature not too bright or good For human nature's daily food, For transient sorrows, simple wiles, Praise, blame, love, kisses, tears and smiles. —Wordsworth. A.:
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Page 58 - iris changes on the burnish'd dove; In the spring a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love. —Tennyson. THE
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