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91.
Xiv (If Thou Must Love Me, Let It Be For Nought)
If thou must love me, let it be for nought
Except for love's sake only. Do not say
"I love her for her smile--her look--her way
Of speaking gently,--for a trick of thought
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92.
Sonnet 32 - The First Time That The Sun Rose On Thine Oath
XXXII

The first time that the sun rose on thine oath
To love me, I looked forward to the moon
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93.
The Poet And The Bird
Said a people to a poet---' Go out from among us straightway!
While we are thinking earthly things, thou singest of divine.
There's a little fair brown nightingale, who, sitting in the gateways
Makes fitter music to our ears than any song of thine!'
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94.
Sonnet 23 - Is It Indeed So? If I Lay Here Dead
XXIII

Is it indeed so? If I lay here dead,
Wouldst thou miss any life in losing mine?
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95.
Sonnet 34 - With The Same Heart, I Said, I'Ll Answer Thee
XXXIV

With the same heart, I said, I'll answer thee
As those, when thou shalt call me by my name—
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96.
Sonnet 04 - Thou Hast Thy Calling To Some Palace-Floor
IV

Thou hast thy calling to some palace-floor,
Most gracious singer of high poems! where
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97.
Sonnet 39 - Because Thou Hast The Power And Own'st The Grace
XXXIX

Because thou hast the power and own'st the grace
To look through and behind this mask of me
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98.
Sonnets From The Portuguese Iii
GO from me. Yet I feel that I shall stand
   Henceforward in thy shadow. Nevermore
   Alone upon the threshold of my door
Of individual life I shall command
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99.
Sonnet 25 - A Heavy Heart, Beloved, Have I Borne
XXV

A heavy heart, Beloved, have I borne
From year to year until I saw thy face,
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100.
The Meaning Of The Look
I think that look of Christ might seem to say--
'Thou Peter ! art thou then a common stone
Which I at last must break my heart upon
For all God's charge to his high angels may
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