The Strange Adventures of a House-boat, Том 2

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S. Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, 1888 - Всего страниц: 256

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Стр. 179 - But who the melodies of morn can tell ? The wild brook babbling down the mountain side ; The lowing herd ; the sheepfold's simple bell; The pipe of early shepherd dim descried In the lone valley...
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