The highland castle, and the lowland cottage, Volume 4

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Page 103 - O, woman ! in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and hard to please, And variable as the shade By the light quivering aspen made ; When pain and anguish wring the brow, • A ministering angel thou...
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