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Quotation by Charles Stuart Calverley
The farmer's daughter hath soft brown hair;
(Butter and eggs and a pound of cheese)
And I met with a ballad, I can't say where,
Which wholly consisted of lines like these.
Charles Stuart Calverley (1831–1884), British poet. The auld wife sat at her ivied door (l. 21–24).
ElL. Norton Book of Light Verse, The. Russell Baker, ed. (1986) W. W. Norton & Company.
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