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William Stanley Braithwaite, ed. The Book of Georgian Verse. 1909.

Rose Aylmer’s Hair, Given by Her Sister

Walter Savage Landor (1775–1864)

BEAUTIFUL spoils! borne off from vanquished death!

Upon my heart’s high altar shall ye lie,

Moved but by only one adorer’s breath,

Retaining youth, rewarding constancy.