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When Maris dream, Maris make dream of pillow. Maris once saw picture drawing of pillow in United Kingdom paper magazine. Kind lady with flowing yellow locks sleep in pretty slumber on soft pillow. Picture lady make Maris think of way of tree bark. Then Maris wake and think of my girl Feeta.
Maris think many times of sweet lady Feeta. Maris write songless words of honest beauty of Feeta.
Feeta make Maris warm
Feeta make Maris happy
Feeta make Maris dream
Feeta make Maris swim
But truth not be told in such sweet songless words.
Maris no swim. Since infant child, Maris no like the clear water. The river Bahnte take live of many boy and sheep. Maris once seed boy sink under river. Boy no return when bell rung at willage. Boy gone forever.
Maris make promise learn swim for Feeta. Feeta happy at Maris promise. Feeta live on bank of river Bahnte in stone house with sails. Maris watch the slender fish at play. Maris learn to wiggle like fish and make splash.
On fourth day of November Maris jump in water from bridge. Splish splash and fun. Maris nearly catch death but strong legs make steady and live saved.
Feeta see Maris splish splash and feel the shame. Feeta leave willage that night, never to be seen again by living soul. Maris cry like infant child in shed.
Maris write more songless words for Feeta:
Where is Feeta?
Where is Feeta?
Come back, Feeta.
Come back to Maris, Feeta
From that day until the day of this writing, Maris make promise to never swim or make way of tree bark with lady of willage like Feeta. Maris make like Papa and wisit Slubal to wisit filthy wretches.
Maris swear to make way of tree bark with Slubal whores like Papa before.
So end Chapter II of Life of Maris.
Go on way to Chapter III of LIFE OF MARIS