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William Bell Scott

(1811-1890 / Scotland)

Poems of William Bell Scott

1. A Birthday 4/22/2010
2. A Garland, For Advancing Years 4/22/2010
3. A Genius? 4/22/2010
4. A Ghost 4/22/2010
5. A Last Walk, In Illness 4/22/2010
6. A Lowland Witch Ballad 4/22/2010
7. A-Dieu 4/22/2010
8. Age 4/22/2010
9. An Aftermath 4/22/2010
10. An Anniversary, The 31st 4/22/2010
11. An Autumn Evening 4/22/2010
12. Ancient Forms 4/22/2010
13. Apple Gathering 4/22/2010
14. Art For Art’s Sake 4/22/2010
15. At Sea 4/22/2010
16. Aubade 4/22/2010
17. Bagatelle 4/22/2010
18. Before Marriage 4/22/2010
19. Birthday, ÆT. 70 4/22/2010
20. Byron 4/22/2010

A Birthday

(THE HUSBAND SPEAKS.)

Is this indeed All-Hallow's day,
When fairies hold their annual play?
As out of school like bees they fly,
I hear the village children cry
Upon the faery folk, brown, red,
Pink, green and blue, to go to bed.
All the faeries that were seen

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