In Verse

In Verse

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...and dull, But she was short and bright). "This ain't no place," I says, "to stand--Let's take a walk instid, Each holdin' of the other's hand"--And, blow. me eyes, she did! O, blow me light and blow me blow, I sort o' thunk she wouldn't go-But, blow me eyes, she did! And as we walked along a lane With no one else to see, Me heart was filled with sudden pain, And so I says to she: "If you would have me actions speak The words what can't be hid, You'd sort o' let me kiss yer cheek"---And, blow me eyes, she did! O, blow me light and blow me blow, How sweet she was I didn't know-But, blow me eyes, she did! But pretty soon me shipmate Jim Came strollin' down the beach, And she began a-oglin' him As pretty as a peach. "O, fickle maid o' false intent," Impulsively I chid, "Why don't you go and wed that gent?" And, blow me eyes, she did! With sorrow in her eyes of blue, With trembling hands, she slowly penned it--The little parting billet-doux That conscience told her now should end it. A SEASIDE FLIRTATION 93 Those tete-a-tetes along the shore, Those gipsyings with fern-filled basket, Must join the dear delights of yore, And only live in memory's casket. There never was a heart like Jack's: He told his passion in his glances. She sealed her note with scented wax, But could not drown her dismal fancies. When he should read his suit denied, So lon-g the theme of idle gazers, She pictured him a suicide, And shuddered at the thought of razors! At last she slept-but not 'til dawn Had blossomed through the ocean vapours. Jack conned her missive with a yawn When he had read the...show more

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  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 77g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236849485
  • 9781236849489