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Don't tie your shoes in a melon patch, and don't adjust your hat under a plum tree.
Strew on her roses, roses,
And never a spray of yew!
In quiet she reposes;
Ah, would that I did too!
Lay a garland on my hearse,
Of the dismal yew;
Maidens, willow branches bear;
Say I died true.
My silks and fine array,
My smiles and languish'd air,
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Now he sings of Jacky Horner,
Sitting in the chimney corner,
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Let the palings of her bed
Be quince and box-wood overlaid
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The dog-wood breaks white
The pear-tree has caught
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Below me trees unnumbered rise,
Beautiful in various dyes:
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Are you being sinister or is this some form of practical joke?
I'm trying to come to the point.
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Some bring a capon, some a rural cake,
Some nuts, some apples; some that think they make
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