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A Winter's Night

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Cold ! bltterly cold! The moon is biight Aiul the 6Q0W is white ; Beantiful to behold ; Butthe wind is howllng Likc hnngry prowllng Wolvus on the wlntry woid , Gold! bitterly cold ! My shawl Is rttgged and old - The heartb is deserted and dark, Qladdened by oever a spark, Aud my onlv üght Is the plttlcss white Tluit the niooiibcams spill Bllvery chili, Omelly- spléndldly brlght, This Q-osty wlnter's nlght - Cold !- bltterly cold ! Babe r.iore preciou.s tlian gold, Rest, Hule out, rest ! Slee]), iny own One, Slumber, tliou one, Clasped to tliy raother'n breast, Thongh thtnand wasted her torm, Her anus shall enf'old Aud sliioi'l thee froin cold, For the love in her breast Iswarm, Thongh the chili nlght breeze Tklay tiie life blood IVee.c - Cold !- bitterly cold ! Cold -bitterly cold ! My eyes are dim, And iny senses swim, And r.icking pain? are In cvery linib - lam prematurely old ! Foodless and llreless, Almost attlroless, Wrapt in rags so scanty and thin AVith bones that Stare through the colorless skin, Weary and worii Tattered and torn, If I should wish 1 had nc'er beeu born - Teil me, is it a sin? Cold world !- bitterly cold !


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Michigan Argus