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NEW YORK :
D. Appleton & Co., 1, 3, & 5 Bond Street.

1884.

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YEARS-years ago-ere yet my dreams

Had been of being wise or wittyEre I had done with writing themes,

Or yawned o'er this infernal Chitty ;Years-years ago—while all my joy

Was in my fowling-piece and filly,– In short, while I was yet a boy,

I fell in love with Laura Lily.

I saw her at the County Ball:

There, where the sounds of flute and fiddle

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