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MR ALGERNON 0. SWINBURNE'S IDEA

Villanelk. ' Dewy-eyed, with shimmering hair, Maiden, and lamb wera a sight to see. For her pat was white as she. was fair.. And its lovely fleece wa« beyond compart, _ And it dearly lov«a its Mistress Marie, Dewj-eyed with •hirnmering hair. Its warped wool was an inwove snart To tangle her fingers m, where they oonld be (For her pet was white as she was fair.) Lost from sight, both bo snow-white wen. i BAnd the lambkin adored the maiden wee-Dewy-eyed with shimmering hair. Th* impassioned incarnation of rare, Of limpid-eyed, luscious-lipped, loved beauty— And her pet was as white as she was fair. Wherever ahe wandered, hither and there, Wildly the lamblet sought with her to be— With the dewy-eyed, with shimmering hair. And a pet as white as its mistress was fair.

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MR ALGERNON 0. SWINBURNE'S IDEA, Ashburton Guardian, Issue 1980, 26 October 1888

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MR ALGERNON 0. SWINBURNE'S IDEA Ashburton Guardian, Issue 1980, 26 October 1888

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