[Ads-l] folk aphorism?

W Brewer brewerwa at GMAIL.COM
Sun Dec 1 18:34:51 EST 2019


Longfellow's first draft:

There was a little girl,
            Who had a little curl,
Right in the middle of her forehead.
            When she was good,
            She was very good indeed,
But when she was bad she ...
threw a fit, cursed her parents, had a heart attack and lay ...
on the floor -- dead.
ADSL, October 24, 2017

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