Grand'ther Baldwin's Thanksgiving, with Other Ballads and Poems

Grand'ther Baldwin's Thanksgiving, with Other Ballads and Poems

Grand'ther Baldwin's Thanksgiving, with Other Ballads and Poems

Grand'ther Baldwin's Thanksgiving, with Other Ballads and Poems

Excerpt

UNDERNEATH protecting branches, from the highway
just aloof,
Stands the house of Grand'ther Baldwin, with its
gently sloping roof.

Square of shape and solid-timbered, it was standing,
I have heard,
In the days of Whig and Tory, under royal George
the Third.

Many a time, I well remember, I have gazed with
childish awe
At the bullet-hole remaining in the sturdy oaken door . . .

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