1] lonely: "narrow" in Thaxter's Stories and Poems for Children (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1911): 113.
20] Nor: "Or" in 1911.
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of English, University of Toronto.
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Original text: Our Young Folks: An Illustrated Magazine for Boys and Girls, 1 (Feb. 1865): 84-85. Facsimile in Yankee Doodle's Literary Sampler of Prose, Poetry, & Pictures Being an Anthology of Diverse Works Published for the Edification and/or Entertainment of Young Readers in America Before 1900, Selected from the Rare Book Collections of the Library of Congress and Introduced by Virginia Haviland and Margaret N. Coughlan (New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1974): 333. Z 1232 H38 1974 Robarts Library.
First publication date: 1865
RPO poem editor: Ian Lancashire
RP edition: RPO 2000.
Recent editing: 2:2002/1/24
Rhyme: abababab or ababcbcb
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