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Songs of Two

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Published: 1900
Language: English
Wordcount: 3,385 / 17 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 70.8
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 481
mnybks.net#: 3207
Genres: Poetry, Music
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ours who knows
But that they might not dare to speak!

IMMORTALITY

My window is the open sky,
The flower in farthest wood is mine;
I am the heir to all gone by,
The eldest son of all the line.

And when the robbers Time and Death
Athwart my path conspiring stand,
I cheat them with a clod, a breath,
And pass the sword from hand to hand!
J. E. B.

Not all the pageant of the setting sun
Should yield the tired eyes of man delight,
No sweet beguiling power had stars at night
To soothe his fainting heart when day is done,
Nor any secret voice of benison
Might nature own, were not each sound and sight
The sign and symbol of the infinite,
The prophecy of things not yet begun.
So had these lips, so early sealed with sleep,
No fruitful word, life no power to move
Our deeper reverence, did we not see
How more than all he said, he was,--how, deep
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