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Doreen By C. J. Dennis




ER 'er sweet sake I've gone an' chucked it clean:

The pubs an' schools an' all that leery game.
Fer when a bloke 'as come to know Doreen,
It ain't the same.
There's 'igher things, she sez, fer blokes to do.
An' I am 'arf believin' that it's true.


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As she come walkin' in the grass,
me little wife, Doreen.

DOREEN By C. J. Dennis

Sydney: Angus & Robertson Ltd.

Printed by W. C. Penfold & Co., Ltd., 183 Pitt Street, Sydney
Angus & Robertson Limited

Copyright in Canada and the United States of America.

Dramatic, Cinema and all other rights are reserved.

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So I gits out in the garden wiv
an arm-chair an' a rug.

This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924.

The author died in 1938, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.