Re-draft, October-November 1925, III§4R draft level 0+

MS British Library 47482a 25-27 Draft details

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Let's see. See yews. All see, saw together. Hers? Saw hymn so and sole. His? Sister sees. Kindly turn the new leaves, thinning over, lisperingly. Cease to cease. Spake a sooth, folly volanty: rustle off, now. Were you there? Where who were?

Were you there, holly and ivy, where you there when he? Gan you climb yon creeper's wall? Cling to it, mantle him, then Yule remember. Were you in your prickly hedges, redcoat robins, roundface chumberries? Answer by your numbers, one to three. Were you hid in eyeful hollow, |+in by+| hollow deeping, down deeping lane? Haze! We had only a hazelight to sin with, me & my auxy, Jimmy Darcy, hadn't we, Jimmy? No kidding, he stood us good mountjoys and nutty woodbines. |+Joybought moodpains.+| Sish! Old honeysuckler, that's what my young lady here, that's Fred Watkins all the way from blank calls him, when he puts a certain question|+.: have you anyth anysin to declare?+| Phiss! Touching the phoenix rangers, were they forgiving us
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usses tresspasses, we sort of gathered he was in sugar, the party. |+— tristesse against me —+| Biss! That's Mr Beardall, a burgomaster, he said he used to was, what say, Jimmy? Spiss! Hi, Jock, she says, my fred, let's spy on that honeysuckler after His Corkiness paid up 3 bottles of joy and his own fino oloroso. |+allus dolorosus, dolor meus —+|

Following idly, what did you see? Holymerry, iveysad, were you there? Lisper low. There's nowun here to hear. Tris! Only trees, such as these, such are
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those waving there, the Barktree, the O'Briertree, the Rowantree, the O'Corneltree|+, the Behanbush of Windy Arbour, the Magill unread O'Dendron More+|. |+Tram!+| All the trees in the wood that trembold, humbild, when they heard the stop press from |+Someday's Domday's+| Herolled.