Excerpt from Devious Ways To B. H. (For a most important birthday.) I gave the child an elephant, The girl a silver bird, I give the woman all I have -My soul writ word by word. I take the moon from out the skyTo make a present rare;I take a handful of the starsAnd bind them in your hair. My heart must be most queerly made -I think I must have two;For one I give to my good wife, And one I give to you. For each man loves what he has made, And I made you divine -The woman is for all the world, The child is always mine. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.