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The Courtin'
Posted by: George Kimsey (---.proxy.aol.com)
Date: May 11, 2004 04:53PM

I am seeking the title, author and copy of a fairly famous poem written by an American author. The setting is early American and it is about a young man who goes to see his love but stands outside her window watching her peel apples. A quote from the poem: " She was parin' away like murder and he stood first on one foot and the tuder abd on which one he felt the wust he couldn't a told ye nudder." It goes on and he ups and kisses her and they were married in Church come next Sunday. I thought the title of the poem was "The Courting" but I can't find it anywhere. Any help would be greatly appreciated as I need to memorize the poem by 05/25/04. Thanks. George


Re: seeking poem title and author
Posted by: lg (---.trlck.ca.charter.com)
Date: May 11, 2004 04:57PM

George, it's a rather long poem, so here's the link:
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It's by James Russell Lowell, The Courtin'

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Les



Post Edited (05-11-04 15:58)




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