Poems

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31.
Howdy, Honey, Howdy

DO' a-stan'in' on a jar, fiah a-shinin'
thoo,
Ol' folks drowsin' 'roun' de place,
wide awake is Lou,
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32.
A Career

'Break me my bounds, and let me fly
To regions vast of boundless sky;
Nor I, like piteous Daphne, be
Root-bound. Ah, no! I would be free
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33.
When De Co'N Pone's Hot

Dey is times in life when Nature
Seems to slip a cog an' go,
Jes' a-rattlin' down creation,
Lak an ocean's overflow;
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34.
October

October is the treasurer of the year,
And all the months pay bounty to her store;
The fields and orchards still their tribute bear,
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35.
A Farm House By The River

I know a little country place
Where still my heart doth linger,
And o'er its fields is every grace
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36.
A Hymn

AFTER READING 'LEAD, KINDLY LIGHT.'

Lead gently, Lord, and slow,
For oh, my steps are weak,
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37.
At The Tavern

A lilt and a swing,
And a ditty to sing,
Or ever the night grow old;
The wine is within,
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38.
Life

Acrust of bread and a corner to sleep in,
A minute to smile and an hour to weep in,
A pint of joy to a peck of trouble,
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39.
A Corn-Song

ON the wide veranda white,
In the purple failing light,
Sits the master while the sun is lowly burning;
And his dreamy thoughts are drowned
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40.
The Unlucky Apple

'Twas the apple that in Eden
Caused our father's primal fall;
And the Trojan War, remember --
'Twas an apple caused it all.
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