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The Complete Poetical Works, vol 2

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Language: English
Wordcount: 59,157 / 200 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 90
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 1,496
mnybks.net#: 6397
Genre: Poetry
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et dread
To meet thy looks--I could not know
How anxiously they sought to shine _5 With soothing pity upon mine.

2.
To sit and curb the soul's mute rage
Which preys upon itself alone;
To curse the life which is the cage
Of fettered grief that dares not groan, _10 Hiding from many a careless eye
The scorned load of agony.

3.
Whilst thou alone, then not regarded,
The ... thou alone should be,
To spend years thus, and be rewarded, _15 As thou, sweet love, requited me
When none were near--Oh! I did wake
From torture for that moment's sake.

4.
Upon my heart thy accents sweet
Of peace and pity fell like dew _20 On flowers half dead;--thy lips did meet
Mine tremblingly; thy dark eyes threw
Their soft persuasion on my brain,
Charming away its dream of pain.

5.
We are not happy, sweet! our state

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