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244 PARIS FASHIONS. (WAR TIME.}

This, this is woman s kingdom, left When Paradise was from her reft.

��PARIS FASHIONS. (WAR TIME.)

"\\ 7HAT is the mode in Paris?" VV What is the latest style ? Where has the changeful goddess Hidden herself the while ?

Not with the Senoritas,

Changeless in veil and fan ; Not in the British Islands,

Or warring Allemand.

Not in the Switzer valleys,

Or chained by the Russian bear ; A homeless vagrant only,

She wanders everywhere.

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I ll tell you the Paris fashions,

As well as a Yankee may : There s a gun and knapsack ready

For the red of a coming day.

There s a royal Yankee fashion That we sent to them over sea,

With the Stars and Stripes for trimming, And the Cap of Liberty.

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