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C.D. Warner, et al., comp.  The Library of the World’s Best Literature.
An Anthology in Thirty Volumes.  1917.
 
A Song: for Music
By Thomas Hood (1799–1845)
 
A LAKE, and a fairy boat
  To sail in the moonlight clear,—
And merrily we would float
  From the dragons that watch us here!
 
Thy gown shall be snow-white silk,        5
  And strings of orient pearls,
Like gossamers dipped in milk,
  Should twine with thy raven curls!
 
Red rubies should deck thy hands,
  And diamonds should be thy dower;        10
But fairies have broken their wands,
  And wishing has lost its power!
 
 
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