poet Jean Ingelow

Jean Ingelow

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  • Sayyeda Insha  Rani Sayyeda Insha Rani (7/19/2017 10:12:00 PM)

    Nice poem sir

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Honours - Part1

A Scholar is musing on his want of success.

To strive—and fail. Yes, I did strive and fail;
I set mine eyes upon a certain night
To find a certain star—and could not hail
With them its deep-set light.

Fool that I was! I will rehearse my fault:
I, wingless, thought myself on high to lift