Dedication for In Divers Tones

by
Charles G.D. Roberts
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To My Friend, Edmund Collins


In divers tones I sing,
And pray you, Friend, give ear!
My medley of song I bring
You, who can rightly hear.

Themes gathered far and near,
Thoughts from my heart that spring,
In divers tones I sing,
And pray you. Friend, give ear!

Here's many a serious thing—
You'll know if it's sincere.
Where the light laughters ring
You may detect a tear.
In divers tones I sing,
And pray you, Friend, give ear!

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Added 22 November 2008.
Updated 22 November 2008.