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THE POET'S SHIELD, by            
First Line: A perfect shield bedecks some thracian now
Last Line: A new one's just as good.
Alternate Author Name(s): Archilochos
Subject(s): Shields


A PERFECT shield bedecks some Thracian now;
I had no choice: I left it in a wood.
Ah, well, I saved my skin, so let it go!
A new one's just as good.





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