by (Joseph) Hilaire Belloc (1870 - 1953)

The Devil, having nothing else to do
Language: English 
The Devil, having nothing else to do, 
Went off to tempt My Lady Poltagrue. 
My Lady, tempted by a private whim, 
To his extreme annoyance, tempted him.

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This text was added to the website: 2009-01-17
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