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Old 10-30-2005, 07:52 PM   #1
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Sunday Dispatch #256


ONCE UPON A TIME

ONCE upon a time rare flowers grew
On every shrub and bush we used to see;
The skies above our heads were always blue,
The woods held secrets deep for you and me;
The hillsides had their caves where tales were told
Of swart-cheeked pirates from a far-off clime,
When cutlases were fierce and rovers bold -
Don't you remember? - Once upon a time.

Once upon a time from sun to sun
The hours were full of joy - there was no care,
And webs of gaudy dreams in air were spun
Of deeds heroic and of fortunes fair;
The jangling schoolhouse bell was all the woe
Our spirits knew, and in its tuneless chime.
Was all the sorrow of the long ago-
Don't you remember? - Once upon a time.

Once upon a time the witches rode
In sinister and ominous parade
Upon their sticks at night, and queer lights glowed
With eerie noises by the goblins made;
And many things mysterious there were .
For boyish cheeks to pale at through the grime
That held them brown; and shadows queer would stir-
Don't you remember? - Once upon a time.

Once upon a time our faith was vast
To compass all the things on sea and land
That boys have trembled o'er for ages past,
Nor ever could explain or understand,
And in that faith found happiness too deep
For all the gifted tongues of prose or rime,
And joys ineffable we could not keep -
Don't you remember? - Once upon a time.

James W. Foley,1905
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Old 10-30-2005, 11:59 PM   #2
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A small cup requires a little water to be full. A large cup is empty when given the same amount of water.

A child's faith is sufficient for a child, but an adult's faith requires much more. Such is the nature of growth.

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Old 10-31-2005, 12:25 AM   #3
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Goes to show, no matter when we lived, where we lived, there are those that will always look back with nostalgia at days gone by.

A dangerous habit, in my opinion.
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