The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #11731   Message #88869
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22-Jun-99 - 07:30 PM
Thread Name: The Water is Wide - one more time!
Subject: RE: The Water is Wide
I put my finger to the bush,
thinking the sweetest Rose to find,
I prickt my finger to the bone,
and yet I left the rose behind
---by Martin Parker, The Distressed Virgin, 1629.