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It's a spring fever. That is what the name of it is. And when you've got it, you want to — oh, you don't quite know what it is you do want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so!Mark Twain It's spring!What is itthat makes me feel so,I don't knowAnd … Continue reading I Got the Fever?
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