A Mating in the Wilds

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Ward, Lock & Company, 1920 - 318 pages

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Page 126 - It was a lover and his lass, With a hey, and a ho, and a hey nonino, That o'er the green corn-field did pass In the spring time, the only pretty ring time, When birds do sing, hey ding a ding, ding : Sweet lovers love the spring.
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Page 33 - Dow, was finished also, and when the school year ended he folded his tent like the Arabs and as silently stole away.
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