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Last night I saw my true love stand All shadevvy by my bed; He locket in his hand; I knew t hat he was dead. "Sweetheart, why stand you there so fast Why stand you there so grave?" "J ihink.'' said he. "this hour's the hisi That you and i shall have. "You pave me this from your fair breast. It's never ieft me yet ; Bui. now it dares not seek the nest - Because it is so wet. "The cold grey sea. has covered it. Deep in the sand li lies, While over me'iiie lone weeds flit. And veil my st.arins eyes. "And there are German sailer? In id Beside nie in lhe deep. We have no need ot pun or bind?. United in our sleep. "Cold is the bed thai 1 lie on, And dee]) beueaih the swell. No voice is lefl to make mv moan Or bid my 1.-ive farewell." Now I am widow v,'.i.~ wife.--Woukl (.'oil ihai. ; hev ,-onid prove What law should rule without, the strife That's robbed me ot mv love. Mai-rice Hkwt.ett.

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THE DROWNED SAILOR, Issue 15698, 12 January 1915

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THE DROWNED SAILOR Issue 15698, 12 January 1915

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