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Thread #140894   Message #3240712
Posted By: Lighter
18-Oct-11 - 08:09 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: She Was Poor (Same The Whole World Over)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: She Was Poor (Same The Whole World Over)
FWIW, the rags-to-riches-via-sexual-immorality theme was immortalized by Thomas Hardy in his once shocking poem, "The Ruined Maid" (1866).

Unfortunately, there are no further similarities between the two.