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THE STORY OF PORCELAIN
SARA WARE BASSETT
"The Story of Lumber"
"The Story of Wool"
"The Story of Leather"
"The Story of Glass"
"The Story of Sugar"
The Penn Publishing
Copyright 1919 by The Penn Publishing Company
_this book is affectionately inscribed_
the Son of Heaven,
Having attained the paradise of artists, who mould in life and fire,
Fashioned this day:
A bowl blue as the iris within the sacred gardens,
Based with a low design of brown bare hills,
A pine or two new-tipped with tender needles,
With oak buds, pink and saffron,
And birds red, brown, and blue.
Into this bowl, exquisite and perishable,
The Patron of all artists heaps light and more light;
Then holding high the brimming chalice, quaffs,
And folds it in his altar-cloth of stars.
"I Had Forgotten All About Bed"
"He Used Every Splinter of Wood"
"His Servants Dug Some of the Clay"
"This is a Present"
"It is a Costly Process, and Rather Slow"
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