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Eliza, since the day when first, I saw thy lovely form and face; My heart has lived upon they love, And with my growth, has grown apace. And though stern fate has shaped my course, Through paths … Continue reading
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Old Valentine Again, 1848
~~~ Old Valentine again has come – With joy to most, tho’ grief to some; And we who are young and gay should be, Free to receive him merrily.
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Harveys Neck March 28th 1846 My dear Miss Eliza— On the 25th of last month I wrote to you, and I cannot think that you would have permitted so long a time to pass without answering, if you had received, … Continue reading
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