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Book of the Week — Duet

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Past cure I am, now Reason is past care,
And frantic-mad with evermore unrest;
My thoughts and my discourse as madmen’s are,
At random from the truth vainly expressed;
For I have sworn thee fair, and thought thee bright,
Who art as black as hell, as dark as night.

Marie C. Dern
Fairfax, CA: Jungle Garden Press, 1993
N7433.4 D45 D84 1993

Text is “Your Cheatin’ Heart” by Hank Williams and sonnet CXLVII by William Shakespeare. Drawings by Carl Dern. Edition of three copies. Rare Books copy is no. 2.

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Shakespeare is here! The First Folio is at the City Library!

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