Winter Sport

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Winter Sport was published in the poetry collection, Gems of Poetry, for Girls and Boys, published by Rufus Merrill in 1850. We feature it in our collection of Winter Sports Stories.
Nils Finn
Down, down the hill how swift I go!
Over the ice, and over the snow;
A horse or cart I do not fear.
For past them both my sled I steer.

Hurra! my boy! I'm going down,
While you toil up; but never frown;
The far hill-top you soon will gain,
And then, with all your might and main,

You'll dash by me; while, full of glee,
I'll up again to dash by thee!
So on we glideā€”O, life of joy;
What pleasure has the glad school-boy!

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