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Walter de la Mare

I Can't Abear

I can't abear a Butcher,

I can't abide his meat,

The ugliest shop of all is his,

The ugliest in the street;

Bakers' are warm, cobblers' dark,

Chemists' burn watery lights;

But oh, the sawdust butcher's shop,

That ugliest of sights!