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


Walter Savage Landor (1775–1864)

MY hopes retire; my wishes as before

Struggle to find their resting-place in vain:

The ebbing sea thus beats against the shore;

The shore repels it; it returns again.