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O if that keeps pestering you,
I've a veil here for your hair,
I'll fit you out in everything
As is only fair.

Here's a spindle that will do.

I'll add a wool-basket too.

Girdled now sit humbly at home,
Munching beans, while you card wool and comb. For war from now on
is the Women's affair.

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