Image from page 120 of "Western field" (1902)
Title: Western field
Publisher: San Francisco
Contributing Library: San Francisco Public Library
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owded the sweet Spring blossoms,Arrayed in their Easter styles. A choir of feathered songsters Trilled a hymn from the silver birch; And the bluebells tinkled a merry chime.Calling the flowers to church. In purple, white, and yellow silk The crocus maids were gay;But when Miss Hyacinth appeared, All eyes were turned her way. ine daffodil in cloth of gold, With narcissus in white.Bewildered little snowdrop Till she paled in sheerest fright. • he rustling leaves had opened Bright parasols of green;While violets gazed with wide blue eyes, In , the Then down the aisle a lily came And sweet her rosary told,v\s reverently she touched the pearls. And kissed the cross of gold. A clover, that beneath the fence,Had peeped to see the style. Hied quickly to her meadow home.The grasses to beguile. When asked What Easter fashionsIn bonnets did they wear? She said: They all wore diamond dew.With sunbeams in their hair. —Agnes Lackhart Hug rini IAciPic COAST magazine . J-.. / ■ ■.•■».■
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i Shrines of Gold SEEKING THE DESERTS SHRINES OE GOLD iVlARY H. COATES. JOURNEY to the desert is, inone respect, like putting yourhand into a grab-bag; It iscertain to yield surprise ofsome sort. Then again, thedesert hamper is a wizardspack, glitteringly brimful; andtoo, its presiding genius has afatuous prediliction for juggler^.No matter what you desire,whether your quest be for coveted sun-gold,or to discover regions sogg\ with theprecious metal, or to trail down traditionalhidden doubloons cached centuries ago bySpaniards retreating from an Indian rebel-hon, or still more ancient Aztec treasure, or
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