The Disturbing Element, Or, Chronicles of the Blue-Bell Society

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M. Ward, 1878 - Children - 240 pages

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Page 107 - But saving ae crown-piece he had naething beside ; To make the crown a pound my Jamie gaed to sea, And the crown and the pound — they were baith for me.
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