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no             STEVENSON'S POEMS
THOU STRAINEST THROUGH THE MOUNTAIN FERN
(A FRAGMENT)
THOU strainest through the mountain fer A most exiguously thin
Burn.
For all thy foam, for all thy din, Thee shall the pallid lake inurn, With well-a-day for Mr, Swin-
Burne!
Take then this quarto in thy fin And, O thou stoker huge and stern, The whole affair, outside and m,
Burn !
But save the true poetic kin, The works of Mr. Robert Burn' And William Wordsworth upon Tin-Tern !