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There's something wonderfully exciting about the quiet sing song of an aeroplane overhead with all the guns in creation lighting o ...
And my eyes are blue;
So ferry me across the water,
...
"Ferry me across the water,
Do, boatman, do."
"If you've a penny in your purse
I'll ferry you."
Hurt no living thing:
Ladybird, nor butterfly,
Nor moth with dusty wing,
Spin and die,
To live again as butterfly.
Brown and furry
Caterpillar in a hurry,
Take your walk
To the shady leaf, or stalk,
The city mouse lives in a house;--
The garden mouse lives in a bower,
The city mouse eats bread and cheese;--
The garden mouse eats what he can;
...
What are heavy? Sea-sand and sorrow;
What are brief? Today and tomorrow;
...
What is pink? A rose is pink
By the fountain's brink.
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