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First Line: And this is the way the baby woke
Last Line: And this is the way the baby woke.
Alternate Author Name(s): Johnson Of Boone, Benj. F.
Subject(s): Babies; Infants


AND this is the way the baby woke:
As when in deepest drops of dew
The shine and shadows sink and soak,
The sweet eyes glimmered through and through;
And eddyings and dimples broke
About the lips, and no one knew
Or could divine the words they spoke, --
And this is the way the baby woke.





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