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James Whitcomb Riley was an American writer, poet, and best-selling author. During his lifetime he was known as the "Hoosier Poet" and "Children's Poet" for his dialect works and his children's poetry respectively.

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List of poems by James Whitcomb Riley 452 total

At Sea
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Even song
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A Leave-Taking
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Her Face And Brow
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His Mother's Way
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Blooms Of May
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His Vigil 387 ViewsRate it
The Rival
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The Old Times Were the Best
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The Dead Lover
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A Gustatory Achievement 366 ViewsRate it
The Rider Of The Knee 361 ViewsRate it
A Good Man 361 ViewsRate it
A Scrawl
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An Impetuous Resolve 356 ViewsRate it
Old Winters On The Farm 343 ViewsRate it
September Dark 337 ViewsRate it
Lines For An Album
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Laughter Holding Both His Sides 333 ViewsRate it
May I Not Weep With You
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A Parent Reprimanded 328 ViewsRate it
With Hale Affection And Abiding Faith These Rhymes And Pictures Are Inscribed To The Children Everywhere
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Climatic Sorcery
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His Mother
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A Spring Song And A Later
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Little Orphant Annie
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Wait For The Morning
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Waitin' Fer The Cat To Die
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A Delicious Interruption
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The Raggedy Man
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Little-Girl-Two-Little-Girls 155 ViewsRate it
A Barefoot Boy
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We Must Get Home
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A Home-Made Fairy Tale
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The Days Gone By
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John Alden And Percilly
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The Happy Little Cripple
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Dream
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Das Krist Kindel
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No Boy Knows
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Squire Hawkins's Story
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Being His Mother
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Dan Paine
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Regardin' Terry Hut
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What Smith Knew About Farming
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The Old Retired Sea Captain
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Time
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Curly Locks
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A Passing Hail
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The Home-Going
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The Old Swimmin' Hole
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The Same Old Story
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Their Sweet Sorrow
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When Mother Combed My Hair
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An Old Year's Address
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Dream-March
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Elmer Brown
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Has She Forgotten?
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The Stepmother 123 ViewsRate it
Tugg Martin
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A Variation
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Cousin Rufus' Story
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The Nine Little Goblins
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Our Kind Of A Man
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Jim
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Out Of The Hitherwhere
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The Orchard Lands Of Long Ago
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The Town Karnteel
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A Bride
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A Dream Of Autumn
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Father William
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Want To Be Whur Mother Is
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Bewildering Emotions
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Thoughts Fer The Discuraged Farmer
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When Age Comes On
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Back From A Two-years' Sentence
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By Her White Bed
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Romancin'
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Sister Jones's Confession
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The Jaybird
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An Autumnal Extravaganza
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On The Banks O' Deer Crick
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The Book Of Joyous Children
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Told By
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The Funny Little fellow
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A Canary At The Farm
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Johnson's Boy
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Mr. What's-His-Name
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The Good, Old-Fashioned People
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As My Uncle Used To Say 113 ViewsRate it
In Fervent Praise Of Picnics 113 ViewsRate it
Judith
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Mylo Jones's Wife
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Almon Keefer
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An Out-Worn Sappho
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Autumn
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Her Beautiful Hands
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Longfellow
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Morton
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Old Aunt Mary's
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Winter Fancies
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Dot Leedle Boy
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The Artemus Of Michigan
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The Quest
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Old Man's Nursery Rhyme
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Pan
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The Lost Thrill
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Wet Weather Talk
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Igo And Ago
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In The Dark
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Proem
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Sleep
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At Noey's House
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Away
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Jack-In-The-Box
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The Harp Of The Minstrel
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The Iron Horse
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The Rapture of the Year
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When The Hearse Comes Back
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A Child-World
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The Lost Kiss
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The Sermon Of The Rose
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To Santa Claus
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Who Bides His Time
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Down Around The River
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It's_Got_To Be
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On The Sunny Side
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Our Hired Girl
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The Old Tramp 106 ViewsRate it
August
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For You
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Kingry's Mill
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To The Serenader
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Dead In Sight Of Fame
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The Old Guitar
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Grant At Rest-- August 8, 1885
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In The Evening
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Only A Dream
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The Hereafter
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The Song of Yesterday
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A Ballad
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Blind
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Find The Favorite
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In The South
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Leedle Dutch Baby 100 ViewsRate it
To The Judge
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When My Dreams Come True
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When Old Jack Died
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Company Manners 99 ViewsRate it
June
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Old Man Whiskery-Whee-Kum-Wheeze
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Old October
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Her Waiting Face 98 ViewsRate it
A Song
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Griggsby's Station
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Ike Walton's Prayer
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Inscribed
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Little Jack Janitor
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Red Riding-Hood
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Song
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The Little Town O' Tailholt
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The Lugubrious Whing-Whang
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The South Wind And The Sun
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The Tree-Toad
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Over The Eyes Of Gladness
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The Pathos Of Applause
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The Singer
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Tom Johnson's Quit 97 ViewsRate it
When She Comes Home
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Say Something To Me
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The Plaint Human
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Uncle Mart's Poem
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Maymie's Story Of Red Riding Hood
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My Dancin'-Days Is Over
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At Utter Loaf
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Kneeling With Herrick
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My Father's Halls
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We Must Believe
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A Voice From The Farm
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The Curse Of The Wandering Foot
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The Little Coat
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The Rainy Morning
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When De Folks Is Gone
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Becalmed
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Some Scattering Remarks Of Bub's 91 ViewsRate it
The Beautiful City
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A Noted Traveler
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The Ripest Peach
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The Sphinx 90 ViewsRate it
Thomas The Pretender 90 ViewsRate it
Bedouin
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From The Headboard Of A Grave In Paraguay 89 ViewsRate it
Mr. Hammond's Parable--The Dreamer
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A Tale Of The Airly Days
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Our Little Girl
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The Rain
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The Rambo-Tree
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The Silent Victors
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The Willow
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Wash Lowry's Reminiscence
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A Test Of Love
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Billy's Alphabetical Animal Show
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Farmer Whipple--Bachelor
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Where The Children Used To Play
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A Monument For The Soldiers
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Just To Be Good
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Robert Burns Wilson
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The Katydids
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The Little Fat Doctor
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There Was a Cherry-Tree
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To My Good Master
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A Life-Lesson
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A Summer Afternoon
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At Noon--And Midnight
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Grandfather Squeers
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John McKeen
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A Liz Town Humorist 84 ViewsRate it
Marthy Ellen
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The Old Year And The New
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To Hear Her Sing
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When Early March Seems Middle May
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Her Beautiful Eyes
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The Lost Path
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When The Frost Is On The Punkin
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Where Shall We Land
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A Diverted Tragedy
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Babyhood
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How John Quit The Farm
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Nessmuk
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Prior To Miss Belle's Appearance
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The Jolly Miller
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The Mulberry Tree
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Billy And His Drum 81 ViewsRate it
Joney
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Kissing The Rod
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Out Of Nazareth
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To Robert Burns
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A Brave Refrain
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A Feel In The Chris'mas-Air 79 ViewsRate it
Dead Leaves
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Go Winter!
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The Bat
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When Lide Married _Him_
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The Hoodoo
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Ylladmar
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Craqueodoom
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Some Songs After Master Singers
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The Child-World
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The Clover
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To a Boy Whistling
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Jap Miller
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My Friend
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A Fantasy
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At Broad Ripple
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Her Hair
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Natural Perversities
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Orlie Wilde
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Through Sleepy-Land
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Hik-Tee-Dik!
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Noey's Night-Piece
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The Bumblebee
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The Cyclone
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Thinkin' Back
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We Are Not Always Glad When We Smile
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When Bessie Died
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A Letter To A Friend
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Dawn, Noon And Dewfall
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Friday Afternoon
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Three Dead Friends
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A Bear Family
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A Christmas Memory
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Iry And Billy Jo 73 ViewsRate it
The Touches Of Her Hand
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Knee-Deep in June
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Old Fashioned Roses
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Elizabeth
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If I Knew What Poets Know
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The Evening Company
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Donn Piatt Of Mac-O-Chee
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Nothin' To Say
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The Hoosier Folk-Child
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A Wrangdillion
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Dead Selves
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Moon-Drowned 69 ViewsRate it
The Merman
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Time Of Clearer twitterings
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A Discouraging Model
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A Prospective Visit
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An Old Sweetheart Of Mine
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Them Flowers
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Last Night-- And This
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A New Year's Plaint
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Extremes
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Fool-Youngens
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North And South
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Leonainie
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A' Old Played-Out Song
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A Southern Singer
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The Brook-Song
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A Dream
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A Sudden Shower
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To Annie 64 ViewsRate it
His Room
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The Drum
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Dear Hands
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Fame
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Lullaby
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The Boys
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The Loehrs And The Hammonds
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Where-Away
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A Noon Interval
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Lockerbie Street
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Man's Devotion
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The Pixy People
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When June Is Here
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Dusk
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The Best is Good Enough 59 ViewsRate it
A Country Pathway
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Dearth
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How Did You Rest, Last Night? 59 ViewsRate it
The Best Times 59 ViewsRate it
Gratefully And Affectionately Inscribed To Joel Chandler Harris
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Reach Your Hand To Me
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The King
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A Full Harvest 57 ViewsRate it
At Last
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Green Fields And Running Brooks
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The Hired Man And Floretty
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Harlie
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The Serenade
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Private Theatricals
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A Song of the Road
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Doc Sifers
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Our Boyhood Haunts
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The Pet Coon
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A Song Of Long Ago
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John Brown
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My Bride That Is To Be
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The Boy Patriot
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We to Sigh Instead of Sing
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A Masque Of The Seasons
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A New Year's Time At Willards's
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A Parting Guest
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The Old Trundle-Bed
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Anselmo
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My Mary
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Our Own
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Scraps
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The Frog
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Down On Wriggle Crick
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Limitations Of Genius
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Noey Bixler
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Plain Sermons 49 ViewsRate it
A Fruit Piece
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An Empty Nest
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He And I
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I Smoke My Pipe
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Luther Benson
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Unless
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A Ditty Of No Tone
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The Wandering Jew
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A Cup Of Tea
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George Mullen's Confession
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Job Work
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Liberty
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Naughty Claude 46 ViewsRate it
That Other Maud Muller
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The Blossoms On The Trees
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The Chant Of The Cross-Bearing Child
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The Harper
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To My Old Friend, William Leachman
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A Song Of Singing
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A Summer Sunrise
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An Old Friend
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At Crown Hill
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Dreamer, Say
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The Old Hay-Mow 45 ViewsRate it
The Speeding Of The King's Spite
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June At Woodruff
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Song Of The New Year
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Bryant
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John Walsh
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The Shower
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The Twins
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Honey Dripping From The Comb
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The Old-Home Folks
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To An Importunate Ghost 42 ViewsRate it
A Dost O' Blues
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A Poet's Wooing
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A Worn-Out Pencil
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Floretty's Musical Contribution
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Indiana
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My Jolly Friend's Secret
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The Watches Of The Night
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Writin' Back To The Home-Folks
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A Very Youthful Affair 40 ViewsRate it
A Dream Of Long Ago
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He Called Her In
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Let Us Forget
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The Little Lady
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Illileo
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A Man Of Many Parts
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Right Here At Home
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The Ancient Printman
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The Circus-Day Parade
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The Runaway Boy 39 ViewsRate it
The Train Misser
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The Treasure Of The Wise Man 39 ViewsRate it
The Wife-Blessed
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The Rose
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The Shoemaker
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What The Wind Said
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Who Santy-Claus Wuz
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A Lounger 37 ViewsRate it
As Created 37 ViewsRate it
Heat-Lightning
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The Way It Wuz
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What Chris'mas Fetched The Wigginses
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Wortermelon Time
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Granny
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How It Happened
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Intellectual Limitations
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Philiper Flash
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Silence
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The Legend Glorified
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Pipes O' Pan At Zekesbury
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The Old Home By The Mill
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When The Green Gits Back In The Trees
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A Glimpse Of Pan
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The Boy Lives On Our Farm 34 ViewsRate it
When Evening Shadows Fall
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A Wraith Of Summertime
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Herr Weiser
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The Boy's Candidate 32 ViewsRate it
The Old Days
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The Squirtgun Uncle Maked Me
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Home At Night
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The Quiet Lodger
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Up And Down Old Brandywine
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While The Musician Played
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A Rough Sketch
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A Water-Color
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The Passing Of A Heart
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Little Dick And The Clock 28 ViewsRate it
Song Of Parting
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Tom Van Arden
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Art And Love
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Thanksgiving
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In Bohemia
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A Ballad With A Serious Conclusion
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A Backward Look
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A Discouraging Model.
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