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    A maiden from the Bosphorus, With eyes as bright as phosphorus, Once wed the wealthy bailiff Of the caliph Of Kelat.
- Guy Wetmore Carryl, ‘How the Helpmate of Bluebeard made Free with a Door’ from Grimm Tales Made Gay (1902) [full text]

    A maiden from the Bosphorus,
    With eyes as bright as phosphorus,
    Once wed the wealthy bailiff
    Of the caliph
    Of Kelat.

    - Guy Wetmore Carryl, ‘How the Helpmate of Bluebeard made Free with a Door’ from Grimm Tales Made Gay (1902) [full text]

     
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