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A Child's Own Book of Verse, Book One by  Ada M. Skinner and Frances Gillespy Wickes

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I SAW A SHIP

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I saw a ship that sailed the sea.

It left me as the sun went down.

The white birds flew and followed it

To town—to London town.


Right sad were we to stand alone

And see it pass away;

And yet we knew some ship would come—

Some other ship—some other day.

—KATE GREENAWAY.


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