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Curious Circumstance

Written by: Elinor Wylie | Biography
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 The sailorman's child 
And the girl of the witch-- 
They can't be defiled 
By touching pitch.
The sailorman's son Had a ship for a nursery; The other one Was baptised by sorcery.
Although he's shipped To the Persian Gulf, her Body's been dipped In burning sulphur.

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