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Her Sphere

When wives were quite unprecedented
In Eden, where that fruit tree grew;
When Eve, that is, was just invented
And even Man was rather new,
A good idea occurred to Adam,
A theory and a practice, too;
"Your sphere," he said, "will be, dear Madam,
To bear the blame for what I do."

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