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Stedman and Hutchinson, comps. A Library of American Literature:
An Anthology in Eleven Volumes. 1891.
Vols. IX–XI: Literature of the Republic, Part IV., 1861–1889


By James Benjamin Kenyon (1858–1924)

[From In Realms of Gold. 1887.]

SHE would not stir a single jetty lash

To hear me praised; but when my life was blamed

Her parian cheeks were kindled like a flash,

And from her heart a sudden love upflamed.