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Arthur Quiller-Couch, comp.  The Oxford Book of Victorian Verse.  1922.
 
Song: ‘O, it was out by Donnycarney’
By James Joyce (1882–1941)
 
O, IT was out by Donnycarney,
  When the bat flew from tree to tree,
My love and I did walk together;
  And sweet were the words she said to me!
 
Along with us the summer wind        5
  Went murmuring—O, happily!—
But softer than the breath of summer
  Was the kiss she gave to me.
 
 
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