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Author: Bert Leston Taylor (B.L.T.)
Published: 1911
Language: English
Wordcount: 14,498 / 53 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 86.8
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 334
Added to site: 2009.09.20
mnybks.net#: 25332
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Poetry, Humor

One reason for rounding up this fugitive verse and prisoning it between covers was this: Frequently—more or less—I receive a request for a copy of this jingle or that, and it is easier to mention a publishing house than to search through ancient and dusty files. The other reason was that I wanted to.

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ice her.
She qualifies approval
Of a Titian or Corot;

But--
She throws a fit of rapture
When she comes to Bouguereau.

And when you talk of music,
She is Music's devotee.
She will tell you that Beethoven
Always makes her wish to pray;
And "dear old Bach!" His very name
She says, her ear enchants;

But--
Her favorite piece is Weber's
"Invitation to the Dance."

A BALLADE OF DEATH AND TIME

I hold it truth with him who sweetly sings--
The weekly music of the _London Sphere_--
That deathless tomes the living present brings:
Great

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