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Why I cannot tell) that she will
not give me a reply. Tell her I say
let's get in a good humor with each
other - that I expect to return some
of these days, and unless she & I
were on good terms, neither of us can
have a good time. Tell her "I aint
mad" & if she give any "she aint
mad," I'll write her the [?]
letter she read in a long time."
How I would like to be at home
now so I might take on
with her in the green woods, and gather
the nice flowers, at the setting sun."
shine in boyish innocence [?] in
soft accents the promptings of love."
Oh! how charming does Miss Anna
look with her raven locks, fanned by
the summer breeze, spread in such
profusion over her swan like neck
and snowy busom. But such scenes
as these are numbered among the
things that now - you know I hope
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