English Lady Cricketers
The lady cricketer? werp to play ihe Australians at Scarborough last month Th* following is a suppositious ode to the la-ly eriekptw. by \u Australian: Who gazes on y>'\r Oval ta<v. Wi 1 ! hail yon as a ppi-f.'r*- G..-f. Belle of the Ball] I'd m.aJ-.e -* ' i.-;';c)i ' With you, were I a ' brillioiit en 'eh.' . Your hands, th mgh strong, are Lil(l)y -White, Your bo(w)led eyes Shuters bowl me quite. No Zingari is such a rover To throw bo nice a ' maiden over.' ' Long s/,op ' with me and may no ' slip ' Come 'twixt my joy and your sweet lip. Dreams of thee hover round my pillow ; You wield, whilst I yield to the willoio. Alas ! I'm stumped, so nevor more With her who dotes on ' Lords ' I ' score.'
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English Lady Cricketers, Observer, Volume X, Issue 617, 25 October 1890
English Lady Cricketers Observer, Volume X, Issue 617, 25 October 1890
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