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"The toad who lived on Mulberry Hill..." | 15-Feb-06

"The toad who lived on Mulberry Hill
wanted to see the world"

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Comments:

should be :
the toad that lived on albury heath wanted to see the word it wasn't that he disliked the heath a perfectly charming heath of course with all it's heather and all it,s gorse..but it was flat..and the world they said was round
Graham Higgin

Thank you to Graham Higgin who has identified this poem for us.

It's 'A Roundabout Turn' by Robert E. Charles and can be found in the anthology "The Moon Is Shining Bright as Day : an Anthology of Good humored Verse" -- Philadelphia : J. B. Lippincott, 1953.
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