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THE LAUGHING SOLITAIRE.
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FABLE XV.
THE LAUGHING SOLITAIRE.

       Throughout all Greece ’twas known
       That Mysone lived alone—
That he lov’d wisdom for herself;
Was free from trouble as from pelf;
Content and easy, without strife,
Reflecting on the things of life.