Eliza Cook

London Road / Southwark / England
Eliza Cook
London Road / Southwark / England
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Winter The Season For The Exercise Of Charity

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We know 'tis good that old Winter should come,
Roving awhile from his Lapland home;
'Tis fitting that we should hear the sound
Of his reindeer sledge on the slippery ground.

For his wide and glittering cloak of snow
Protects the seeds of life below;
Beneath his mantle are nurtured and born,
The roots of the flowers - the germs of the corn.
The whistling tone of his pure strong breath
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