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Image 5 of The State College cadet, vol. 7, no. 3, December 1896

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. T Wil. (Che State Qlolle e Gabet ‘ ° VOL. 7. LEXINGTON, KY., DECEMBER, 1896. NO. 8. FROLIC OF THE CLOUDS. ··—·— T {E ,. . . . lusing beyond the distant plain- As they shadow Kentucky’s hills, ‘ The summer clouds bring summer rain ki? To swell her crystal rills. lil-, ° Then sailing away when the day is done, They form a pageant bold, . As they hurry past tl1e sinking sun, And are decked in his crimson and gold. On by the night-winds breath they are swept To the distant mountain height, {ji; VVhere the vigils of night-roving spirits are kept, \Vith the witches they frolic to-night. The witches and goblins have laid a plan The mountains to serenade, And lest the meddlesome moon should scan, The clouds o’ercast their shade. As cloud with cloud their shades combine To aid the darkening night- They kiss the oak and hug the pine, Q And the forest boughs outright. ‘ >z Then by the fox·{ire’s smouldering mould (_ gi The witches crouch and crow ; l Telling of ancient hidden gold, And blood, and harrowing groan. L é*°‘ ___ _ v_ _ . .. ‘ ‘'` "’