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Autumn Leaves

Original Pieces in Prose and Verse

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1853
Language: English
Wordcount: 36,555 / 110 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 74.5
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 1,960
Added to site: 2005.12.01
mnybks.net#: 12013

Edited by Anna Wales Abbot

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ntain and valley, dancing among the flowers, and frolicking round, until the trees lifted up their arms and bent their heads and shook their sides with glee,--the happy south-wind! At last he came to a quiet dell, where a little brook lay, just stirring among his white pebbles. The wind said, "Kind brook, will you play with me?" And the brook answered with a sparkling smile, and a gentle murmur. Then the wind rose up, and, sporting among the dark pines, whistled and sung through the lofty branches, while the pretty brook danced along, and warbled songs to the music of its merry companion,--the merry south-wind! But the sun had gone down and the stars were peeping forth, and the day was done. The happy south-wind was still, and the moon looked down on the world below, and watched among the trees and hills, but all was still: the little south-wind slumbered, and the moon and the stars kept guard,--poor, tired south-wind! Old lady and maiden, young man and child, the dust and the flowers, were forgotten, and he

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