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The Peasant Bard.
A peasant bard, with song went forth
To woo the maid he loved;
He sung, and won the maid,—but lo!
All other hearts he moved.
His warm appeal did fondly steal
The planets, in their wondrous course,
The “unclouded moon” that shines aboon,
The peasant’s brow no more shall low’r
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