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A Baby

   Why speak of Rajah rubies,
   And roses of the South?
   I know a sweeter crimson
   A baby’s mouth.
 
   Why speak of Sultan sapphires
   And violet seas and skies?
   I know a lovelier azure
   A baby’s eyes.
 
   Go seek the wide world over!
   Search every land and mart!
   You 'll never find a pearl like this
   A baby’s heart.
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