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An Old Sweetheart of Mine

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Published: 1888
Language: English
Wordcount: 2,219 / 14 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 48.3
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 4,555
Added to site: 2008.01.17
mnybks.net#: 19751
Genres: Poetry, Romance
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The _then_ of changeless sunny days--
the _now_ of shower and shine--
But Love forever smiling,--
as that old sweetheart of mine.

[Illustration]

This ever-restful sense of _home_,
though shouts ring in the hall.--
The easy-chair--the old bookshelves
and prints along the wall;

The rare _Habanas_ in their box,
or gaunt churchwarden-stem
That often wags, above the jar,
derisively at them.

[Illustration]

As one who cons at evening
o'er an album, all alone,
And muses on the faces
of the friends that he has known,

So I turn the leaves of Fancy,
till, in shadowy design,
I find the smiling f

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