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4.25.19: 857 (She rose to His Requirement – dropt)

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    She rose to His Requirement — dropt
    The Playthings of Her Life
    To take the honorable Work
    Of Woman, and of Wife —

    If ought She missed in Her new Day,
    Of Amplitude, or Awe —
    Or first Prospective — Or the Gold
    In using, wear away,

    It lay unmentioned — as the Sea
    Develop Pearl, and Weed,
    But only to Himself — be known
    The Fathoms they abide —


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