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Phebe, The Blackberry Girl

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Published: 1850
Language: English
Wordcount: 5,338 / 24 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 88.4
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 217
Added to site: 2004.06.30 8159
Genre: Poetry

plants and tree;
No man so great, no child so small,
That from his eye can flee.



Put up thy work, dear mother;
Dear mother, come with me,
For I've found within the garden
The beautiful sweet-pea!

And rows of stately hollyhocks
Down by the garden-wall,
All yellow, white and crimson,
So many-hued and tall!

And bending on their stalks, mother,
Are roses white and red;

[Illustration: "Put up thy work, dear Mother."]

And pale-stemmed balsams all a-blow,
On every garden-bed.

Put up thy work, I pray thee,
And come out, mother dear!
We used to buy these flowers,
But they are growing here!

O, mother! little Amy
Would have loved these flowers to see;
Dost remember how we tried to get
For her a pink sweet-pea?

Dost remember how she loved
Those rose-leaves pale and sere?
I wish she had but lived to see
The lov



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