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Quotation by Samuel Woodworth
That moss-covered bucket I hailed as a treasure,
For often at noon, when returned from the field,
I found it the source of an exquisite pleasure,
The purest and sweetest that nature can yield.
Samuel Woodworth (1788–1842), U.S. poet. The Old Oaken Bucket (l. 9–12). . .
Favorite Poems Old and New. Helen Ferris, ed. (1957) Doubleday & Company.
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