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‘Angela Burdett-Coutts’ by George Meredith

‘Angela Burdett-Coutts’ by George Meredith “Long with us, now she leaves us; she has rest Beneath our sacred sod: A woman vowed to Good, whom all attest, The daylight gift of God.” George Meredith died on this day in 1909, … Continue reading

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‘Love’s Grave’ by George Meredith

‘Love’s Grave’ by George Meredith “MARK where the pressing wind shoots javelin-like, Its skeleton shadow on the broad-back’d wave! Here is a fitting spot to dig Love’s grave; Here where the ponderous breakers plunge and strike, And dart their hissing … Continue reading

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‘Dirge In Woods’ by George Meredith

‘Dirge In Woods’ by George Meredith “A wind sways the pines, And below Not a breath of wild air; Still as the mosses that glow On the flooring and over the lines Of the roots here and there. The pine-tree … Continue reading

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‘Lucifer In Starlight’ by George Meredith

‘Lucifer In Starlight’ by George Meredith “On a starred night Prince Lucifer uprose. Tired of his dark dominion swung the fiend Above the rolling ball in cloud part screened, Where sinners hugged their spectre of repose. Poor prey to his … Continue reading

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‘The Lark Ascending’ by George Meredith

‘The Lark Ascending’ by George Meredith “He rises and begins to round, He drops the silver chain of sound Of many links without a break, In chirrup, whistle, slur and shake, All intervolv’d and spreading wide, Like water-dimples down a … Continue reading

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