4] Bailie: Scottish town magistrate.
8] hydrophobic: water-fearing or -averse, symptomic of rabies.
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of English, University of Toronto.
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Original text: Laughter from a Cloud, foreword by Hilary Raleigh (London: Constable, 1923): 203-04. British Library 012273.bbb.7
First publication date: 1923
RPO poem editor: Ian Lancashire
RP edition: RPO 2001
Recent editing: 2:2002/2/13
Composition date note: May 8, 1903, Uffington, Berkshire
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