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First Line: From greenland's icy mountains to / far-off borneo
Last Line: Geography that's studied so.
Subject(s): Continents; Geography; Greenland; September; Travel; Journeys; Trips

FROM Greenland's icy mountains to far-off Borneo,
There are countries of all colors where I should love to go.
(I shouldn't mind geography if I could travel so!)

But I must sit upon my seat as proper as you please,
And stare at maps upon the wall all full of pale blue seas,
And pink and purple countries——— (Do they really look like

O Dear, I'd like to sail away
And find the purple ones some day,
I'm sure that I should like to know
Geography that's studied so.

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