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Tobogganing On Parnassus

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Language: English
Wordcount: 14,063 / 51 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 83.1
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 396
mnybks.net#: 457
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Poetry
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r up, mine ensnarer! Be Calais fairer
Than stars, be you blustery and base,
I'll love you, adore you; in brief, I am for you

All over the place.

II

HORACE

What time I was your one best bet
And no one passed the wire before me,
Dear Lyddy, I cannot forget
How you would--yes, you would--adore me.
To others you would tie the can;
You thought of me with no aversion.
In those days I was happier than

A Persian.

LYDIA

Correct. As long as you were not
So nuts about this Chloe person,
Your flame for me burned pretty hot--
Mine was the door you pinned your verse on.
Your favourite name began with L,
While I thought you surpassed by no man--
Gladder than Ilia, the wellKnown

Roman.

HORACE

On Chloe? Yes, I've got a case;
Her voice is such a sweet soprano;
Her people come from Northern Thrace;
You ought to hear her play piano.
If she

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