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King Winter

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Author: Anonymous
Language: English
Wordcount: 1,963 / 13 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 42.3
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 427
Added to site: 2006.02.14
mnybks.net#: 12751
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Poetry
Excerpt

Mamma sits by the fire
Her little ones round her knees.
"How cosy we are, Mamma," they cry,
"Tell us something, if you please."

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[Illustration]

"Tell us about King Winter,
And about Jack Frost, his man;
We'll not be noisy or naughty at all,
But as good as ever we can."


"Well then;" says mamma, "you, Jenny,
May knit and listen, my dear;
And Johnny may split up wood, to make
The fire burn bright and clear."

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[Illustration]

King Winter dwells in the North;
Far away in the Frozen Zone,

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