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A MODERN LOVE SONNET. i Than nectar of the gods--a choicer treat MORE fragrant far than musk or berga.
or beroa. Than rich deserts when we at Bentley's
Or all the odours of perfumer's shop Or Seville's golden fruit the sense that Or all draws,
Which hail the sense while passing each Or May dew in the morning early got,
gay street; Or milk of roses in a China vase,
And still more delicate than mutton chop, Is Mary's balmy breath!-more passing
The neck, the lips, the cheeks of her I
claim sweet Her mien; her air more sprightly is and gay My beauteous fair; and yet plain Poll's
her name. Than Champagne sparkling, or Sweet
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