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The Butterfly Ball

Oil on Canvas – 60x60cm

Come take up your Hats, and away let us haste
To the Butterfly’s Ball, and the Grasshopper’s Feast.
The Trumpeter, Gad-fly, has summon’d the Crew,
And the Revels are now only waiting for you.

Saw the Children of Earth, and the Tenants of Air,
For an Evening’s Amusement together repair.

William Roscoe

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