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Poetry — From the October 1886 issue

The reapers

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The drainage of the Everglades

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Little Barbara

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Serenade in the tropics

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After dark

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Northern snow

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The Florida pioneers

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“Under the rose.” A platonic kiss

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The angel of the twilight

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The moorings (in a southern harbor)

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The parting soul

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