Yawcob Strauss and Other Poems/The Tell-Tale Mirror
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|Yawcob Strauss and Other Poems is a 1910 book by Charles Follen Adams.|
THE TELL-TALE MIRROR. 
She was sitting in the office of her husband's
down town store, And waiting for his coming, as she oft had done
before, "When in a handglass on his desk,—Jerusha! she
was mad— She saw these lines reflected, from a brand-new
This -was the way the letter ran, and ended much like this
Should any reader wish to know what made his
wife so mad, And what those brief reflections were, upon that
blotting pad; And why a suit for a divorce was quickly brought
about— Hold this before your looking-glass and you will
soon find out.
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