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Tell me not of joy: theres none Now my little sparrows gone; He, just as you, Would toy and woo, He would chirp and flatter me, He would hang the wing awhile, Till at length he saw me smile, Lord! how sullen he would be! Wm. CartwrightLesbia and the Sparrow.