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4-032 (Raw)

Item metadata
Speaker:
addressee,female author,male,Crawford, Alex,25
ns1:discourse_type
Letter
Word Count :
199
Plaint Text :
ns1:register
Private Written
ns1:texttype
Private Correspondence
ns1:localityName
http://dbpedia.org/resource/Western_Australia
Created:
1882
Identifier
4-032
Source
O'Farrell, 1984
pages
69
Document metadata
Extent:
1099
Identifier
4-032-raw.txt
Title
4-032#Raw
Type
Raw

4-032-raw.txt — 1 KB

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<source><g=m><o=i><age=25><status=3><abode=02><p=wau><r=prw><tt=pc><4-032>
I have told some of the natives to get me a young parrot and I will teach it to say Lillie pretty Lillie etc. so that I will hear your name constantly and be ever thinking about you. What is come over you for the past two or three weeks, you have not come to see me just before I go to sleep as you generally do, is it because I go to bed so early about 7 or 8 sometimes or what is the reason? Be what it may, I miss you very much and wish you would maintain your loving visits, the only drawback to them is just as I fancy it is really yourself and can almost feel you and clasp you in my arms, either you fade away or I sink into the arms of death's twin sister. Oh my little girl how I long to have you with me never to leave me again. How I long to have you stroke my hair once more, to smooth the furrows in my brow and as you turn your face up toward mine and display that tempting little rosebuds to press it again and again [...] 
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