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SING-SONG; A NURSERY RHYME BOOK: 94, by                 Poet Analysis     Poet's Biography
First Line: An emerald is as green as grass
Last Line: But a flint holds fire.
Alternate Author Name(s): Alleyne, Ellen; Rossetti, Christina
Variant Title(s): Jewels;precious Stones;a Flint
Subject(s): Usefullness


An emerald is as green as grass;
A ruby red as blood;
A sapphire shines as blue as heaven;
A flint lies in the mud.

A diamond is a brilliant stone,
To catch the world's desire;
An opal holds a fiery spark;
But a flint holds fire.





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