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A Dissapointment

John Boyle O'Reilly 1844 (Dowth) – 1890 (Boston)



HER hair was a waving bronze, and her eyes
Deep wells that might cover a brooding soul;
And who, till he weighed it, could ever surmise
That her heart was a cinder instead of a coal!

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