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Now boast thee, death, in thy possession lies
A lass unparalleled.
There was a young fellow called Lancelot
Whom his neighbors all looked on askance a lot.
Think of thaumaturgic lass
Looking in her looking-glass
At the unembroidered brown....
They are tireless folk, but slow and sad
Though two, close-keeping, are lass and lad
Were I laid on Greenland's Coast,
And in my Arms embrac'd my Lass;
"Oh who are these that kiss and pass?
A country lover and his lass;
The soldier's is the trade:
In any wind or weather
When all the world is young, lad,
And all the trees are green;
And every goose a swan, lad,
And every lass a queen;
This is the prettiest low-born lass that ever
Ran on the green-sward: nothing she does or seems
Here's to the maiden of bashful fifteen;
Here's to the widow of fifty;
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