“An Old Master” – verses 14, 13 and 15

October 31st, 2015 | C. J. Dennis, News, Poems for adults

Here is the end of verse 14, and verses 13 (out of sequence) and 15.

Verses 14, 13 and 15 copy

Verse 14
Line 4
“men of mighty brawn and lung” replaced by “puncher princes of the track”

Verse 13 (out of sequence)
Line 2
“use” replaced by “loose”

Line 3
“…the lips of…” replaced by “…in the throat of…”

Line 4
“Strings of curses…” replaced by “Oaths and curses”; “Gems of language, jewelled curses…” replaced by “Tipped with lightening, cracklin’ fires…”; “…fires” replaced by “…flames”

Verse 15
Line 2: “…old Dad remarked…” replaced by “…the master cried…”

Line 3: “…strained and tugged…” replaced by “…lifted her…”

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