Sometimes a clockwork puppet pressed
Sometimes a horrible marionette
Then, turning to my love, I said,
But she--she heard the violin,
Then suddenly the tune went false,
And down the long and silent street,
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Source of text: Project Gutenberg: Oscar Wilde. Poems; etext was produced by David Price, email email@example.com.
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