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WESTWARD HO
I LOVE not Colorado Where die faro table grows, And down die desperado The rippling Bourbon lows;
Nor seek I fair Montana
Of bowie-hmging fame;
The pistol ring of fair Wyoming
I leave to nobler game.
Sweet poker-haunted Kansas
In vain allures the eye;
The Nevada rough has tluiins enough
Yet its hbiHlwJMnrnto I ir.
Shall Arizona woo me Where the meek Apache bides? Or New Mexico where names grow With arrow-proof msides?
And the lonely diggers roam.
And the grim Chinese from the squatter lees
IH chase the wild tarantula And the fierce cayote IH dare, 37






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