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Posted by Bruce Kahl on August 15, 2007

In Reply to: Poem posted by Sallie Ranken on August 15, 2007

: Can anyone supply the rest of this poem? It is a parody of Robert Browning I think but can't remember the original. It starts:

: When I had firmly answered no, and he agreed it must be so..

: Other bits: I suddenly felt to my great alarm, the grasp of a warm unlicensed arm... and It's the very devil that he and I, ride, ride together, forever ride.

: It appeared in the Faber Book of Comic Verse; probably a really old edition dating from between the wars.

See the link below. Patience, as the site loads very slowly.

James Kenneth Stephen
(1859 - 1892)