Bessies Song To Her Doll



Bessies Song To Her Doll :




Matilda Jane, you never look

At any toy or picture-book.

I show you pretty things in vain--

You must be blind, Matilda Jane!



I ask you riddles, tell you tales,

But all our conversation fails.

You never answer me again--

I fear you're dumb, Matilda Jane!



Matilda darling, when I call,

You never seem to hear at all.

I shout with all my might and main--

But you're so deaf, Matilda Jane!



Matilda Jane, you needn't mind,

For, though you're deaf and dumb and blind,

There's some one loves you, it is plain--

And that is me, Matilda Jane!

























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