Collected poems, 1901-1918 (Vol. 2)/Old Shellover

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"COME!" said Old Shellover.
"What?" says Creep.
"The horny old Gardener's fast asleep;
The fat cock Thrush
To his nest has gone,
And the dew shines bright
In the rising Moon;
Old Sallie Worm from her hole doth peep;
Come!" said Old Shellover.
"Ay!" said Creep.

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