The day dreams of a sleepless man

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Griffith and Farran, 1875 - Essays - 264 pages

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Page 3 - Sleepless! and soon the small birds' melodies Must hear, first uttered from my orchard trees; And the first cuckoo's melancholy cry. Even thus last night, and two nights more, I lay, And could not win thee, Sleep! by any stealth: So do not let me wear...
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