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Spun-yarn and Spindrift

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Published: 1918
Language: English
Wordcount: 13,313 / 48 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 88.3
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 324
Added to site: 2010.11.07 29484
Genre: Poetry


As I went down to Dublin town
The road across Slieve Rue,
I met a maid in crimson gown;
Her little feet were bare and brown,
She looked at me, she laughed at me
With eyes of watchet blue.

No mortal maid was half so fair,
Or half so dainty sweet;
The sun was tangled in her hair,
And O her feet were brown and bare;
I laid the very heart of me
Before those dancing feet.

"O go you down to Dublin quay
To sail upon the Bay?
I pray you, gentle sir," said she,
"To turn and walk a mile with me."
So witching were the eyes of her
I could not say her nay.

She gave to me a ring of gold,
And kisses, two and three;
She sang me elfin songs of old,
She lured my heart into her ho



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