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That Wife Of Mine

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Parent Issue
Day
21
Month
January
Year
1887
Copyright
Public Domain
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She met me at tlie door last night, All dbvint.v, froah, and amiluig. And tlirew her plnmp arins round metight In mamx'r most biiguiüng. Then, In her sweèT, impulsive way, She hngged nxo, as sbc kissed me, And told me how the livelong day She'd thoujht of me, and missed me. She helped me off with coat and lia And led me, still cloae-clinging, Into the dining-room, and stit Down at the tabla sinsins;. The meal was perfect; freah-cut flow'rs, Tli firelight warm and rosy, Made all soera bright; snift ilew ths hours, And we were, O! 80 cozyl Then, after dinner, she and I Saug the old songs together We uaed to aing in days gone byMy heart wsus like a feather! Our happiness made carth a IleuvB And noiv, as I review it, I recolleot 'tviR past Bleven Almost beforo we knew it. Wo sat there on the sofa then, She nestling close bcsido me, Softly she smoothcd my hair, and whea I kissod her did not chide me. Sho fondly pinche I my cheek, and so, Her dimpled hand upon it, She whispered: "Uarling, do .vou know I need a now spring bonnet?"

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Ann Arbor Democrat