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Thread #19530   Message #199103
Posted By: The Beanster
21-Mar-00 - 11:53 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Thou Poor Bird: A lovely, simple round...
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: A lovely, simple round...

Do you happen to remember what kind of bird it was about?? A nightingale, perhaps? I'd have to look into it but there's a poem by a woman named Mary Darby Robinson which I think is called "Ode To A Nightingale" that sounds similar to what you've quoted.