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Card designed by Kate Greenaway, ca. 1880's
Marcus Ward & Co.

Front:	MIRTH AND JOY FOR TO-DAY SHOULD BE
	THEREFORE I BRING THIS CUP TO THEE.

Back:	WITH BEST WISHES

	In this Cup, this sparkling Cup,
	Friends, I pledge thee here,
	With all wishes for they weal
	Thro' this coming year:
	And a messenger I send,
	This my Cup to bear,
	Chosen for his gracious mien
	And his beauty rare.
	Let fair Gebe? bate no jot 
	Of her winsome grace,
	As with brimming Cup she stands
	In her wonted place;
	Lest the Gods, if haply they
	This Cup-bearer spy,
	Deeming him too fair for earth
	Call him up on high!
				G.P.M.

 
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