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(5 December 1830 – 29 December 1894 / London)

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An Emerald Is As Green As Grass

An emerald is as green as grass;
A ruby red as blood;
A sapphire shines as blue as heaven;
A flint lies in the mud.
A diamond is a brilliant stone,
To catch the world's desire;
An opal holds a fiery spark;
But a flint holds fire.

Submitted: Thursday, April 01, 2010


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  • Ella Macey (7/2/2013 12:57:00 PM)

    I can't believe this has been rated so poorly.

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