William Cowper

(26 November 1731 – 25 April 1800 / Hertfordshire)

Mary And John - Poem by William Cowper

If John marries Mary, and Mary alone,
'Tis a very good match between Mary and John.
Should John wed a score, oh, the claws and the scratches!
It can't be a match :-- 'tis a bundle of matches.


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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, April 13, 2010



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