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Agricultural And Domestic

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he shadows lic eleeping on field and hill ; The cows came home an hour ago ; he bees are hived, and the neets are still ; Whero eau tho child ba lingcriug so ? li, where can the little laggard stay, So svifWf foot as cjie ever has beon? ; is not so far, by the meadow way, Tu tho lane wherc the blackberry viues begin, er raother standft in tbe doorway thore, SluÉllng lier eyn i'roni tho setting eun, nd lip and down', with an anxioun air, Looke for a trace of ihc truant one. las he wandered on whero tho ewanip flowers blow In the darkling wood and lost her way? [as ahe slipped in the treacherons bog bolow That bides undcr mosees green and gay ? # Nay, timoroua mother, spare yoTir f oac a ! Your little maiden is Hafo the wiiilf, io marah bird screame in her startled ear ; Nor forest mazes hor feet beguile. he is ouly Btanding ainid the ryo, Tliere at the end of the clover plain, .nd pulliug a daiBy star, to try Whether her love loves back again ; And Will bonds over the bars beBide - Two headfi are better than one, forsooth! - t&mng and looking, eager-eyed, To Rf.n if rlaiftv tellH thü truth !


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Michigan Argus