by Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830 - 1894)

When the cows come home the milk is...
Language: English 
When the cows come home the milk is coming,
Honey's made while the bees are humming;
Duck and drake on the rushy lake,
And the deer live safe in the breezy brake;
And timid, funny, brisk little bunny,
Winks his nose and sits all sunny.

O. Woodman sets lines 5-6

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