OUR FRIEND THE ENEMY
A Politician to the Ladies
Please go away. I am so very tired;
My working day is long;
I try to do the job for which I'm hired.
Alas! I am not strong.
I've seen so many men to-day, requesting
So many things to do:
And now you come, just as I might be resting,
And want to see me, too.
Ladies, I don't approve of suffrage, really
(Though it may come at length);
Women must base their hopes of progress merely
On Man's heroic strength!
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