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Rain, by Robert Louis Stevenson

THE RAIN is raining all around,
It falls on field and tree,
It rains on the umbrellas here,
And on the ships at sea.

- Robert Louis Stevenson, from A Child's Garden of Verses (1850-1894, Scottish writer)

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