Now shall I walk

Or shall I ride?

“Ride”, Pleasure said;

‘Walk”, Joy replied.

 

Now what shall I-

Stay home or roam?

“Roam”, Pleasure said;

And Joy-“stay home”

 

Now shall I dance,

Or sit for dreams?

“Sit”, answers Joy;

“Dance”, Pleasure screams.

 

Which of ye two

Will kindest be?

Pleasure laughed sweet,

But Joy kissed me.

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