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How Lisa Loved the King

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Author: George Eliot (Mary Anne Evans)
Published: 1884
Language: English
Wordcount: 6,156 / 26 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 59.1
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 1,360
Added to site: 2007.03.14 16265
Genre: Poetry

My lowly love, that, soaring, seeks to climb
Within his thought, and make a gentle bliss,
More blissful than if mine, in being his:
So shall I live in him, and rest in Death.

The strain was new. It seemed a pleading cry,
And yet a rounded, perfect melody,
Making grief beauteous as the tear-filled eyes
Of little child at little miseries.
Trembling at first, then swelling as it rose,
Like rising light that broad and broader grows,
It filled the hall, and so possessed the air,



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