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Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. 1919. The Oxford Book of English Verse: 1250–1900.

Robert Browning. 1812–1889

719. You’ll love Me yet

YOU’LL love me yet!—and I can tarry 
  Your love’s protracted growing: 
June rear’d that bunch of flowers you carry, 
  From seeds of April’s sowing. 
I plant a heartful now: some seed         5
  At least is sure to strike, 
And yield—what you’ll not pluck indeed, 
  Not love, but, may be, like. 
You’ll look at least on love’s remains, 
  A grave ‘s one violet:  10
Your look?—that pays a thousand pains. 
  What ‘s death? You’ll love me yet!