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1.
Early Death

SHE pass'd away like morning dew
   Before the sun was high;
So brief her time, she scarcely knew
   The meaning of a sigh.
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2.
Friendship

WHEN we were idlers with the loitering rills,
The need of human love we little noted:
   Our love was nature; and the peace that floated
On the white mist, and dwelt upon the hills,
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3.
She Is Not Fair To Outward View

SHE is not fair to outward view,
As many maidens be,
Her loveliness I never knew
Until she smiled on me:
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4.
Written On The Anniversary Of Our Father's Death

STILL for the world he lives, and lives in bliss,
For God and for himself. Ten years and three
Have now elapsed since he was dead to me
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5.
Address To Certain Golfishes

RESTLESS forms of living light
Quivering on your lucid wings,
Cheating still the curious sight
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6.
Long Time A Child . . .

LONG time a child, and still a child, when years
Had painted manhood on my cheek, was I, -
For yet I lived like one not born to die;
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7.
The Solitary-Hearted

SHE was a queen of noble Nature's crowning,
A smile of hers was like an act of grace;
She had no winsome looks, no pretty frowning,
Like daily beauties of the vulgar race:
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8.
Song

SHE is not fair to outward view
As many maidens be,
Her loveliness I never knew
   Until she smiled on me;
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9.
Sonnet

If I have sinned in act, I may repent;
If I have erred in thought, I may disclaim
My silent error, and yet feel no shame ;
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10.
The Flight Of Youth

YOUTH, thou art fled, - but where are all the charms
Which, though with thee they came, and passed with thee,
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