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Charlotte Russe - Said my mama to my papa | 07-Sep-09

Victorian poem called "Charlotte Russe" that begins:

"Said my mama to my papa
Today the lenten season ends"

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Do you know this poem? Do you have any clues to help us find it?


I believe W S Gilbert had a poem with a character's name something like that, but I don't know if it's the one the enquirer means.
Susanne Woodman

No it's something called The Fate of Charlotte Russe, by Eleanor Donnelly, in The Speaker's Garland.
Susanne Woodman

My mother used to recite this poem to me when I was a small
child.(circa 1940,s)
Would love to know the full version
Imelda Davis

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