Emily [O. Pelton]
The thoughtless gay as in a dream And fearless as the mountain stream The babe unknown to hate or strife That taste [illegible] [illegible] of life Like early blossoms doomed to be Nipped in [illegible]less infancyNow tired on natures sofa spread Their resting limbs seem lost and dead But sprightly thought in labor sweet Trips freely forth on dreamy feet To mix once more with absent friends And nurse the cheer which memory lends 'Till careful plants their petals close Them with birds they seek repose Thinking of the morning when With firmer limb they'ed rise again To read the glorious chart of God Spread out in beauty all abroad
Fountain Lake [Wisc.]
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Reel 01, Image 0658
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