Prickly Pear, Yearbook of Abilene Christian College, 1916 Page: 88
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The Prickly Pear ,
The Prickly-Pair in angry mein did rudely compliment.
Said he "Those rat nests in your hair I heartily
Those freckles on your greasy skin attractiveness
Said she "you jelly hearted elf, you green skinned
You semi-arid scatterbrain, this courtship we will
Said he in terms quite as polite as sharp was his
"You stuck-up wad, in my embrace you're bound to
Now euphonize your untamed thoughts and mend
your speech a bit,
Without this one accomplishment you'll never make
"I will" said she "since I am bound and life is what
you make it."
So they did plan a honeymoon and by and by did
take it. h
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