Familiar friends, by Olive Patch

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Page 53 - Mid the beeches of a meadow, By a stream-side on the grass, And the trees are showering down Doubles of their leaves in shadow, On her shining hair and face. She has thrown her bonnet by, And her feet she has been dipping In the shallow water's flow; Now she holds them nakedly In her hands, all sleek and dripping, While she rocketh to and fro. Little Ellie sits alone, And- the smile she softly uses Fills the silence like a speech, While she thinks what shall be done, And the sweetest pleasure chooses...
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