Alaric Alexander Watts

England
Alaric Alexander Watts
England
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A Remonstrance, Addressed To A Friend Who Complained Of Being Alone In The World

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Oh! say not thou art all alone
Upon this wide, cold-hearted earth;
Sigh not o'er joys for ever flown,
The vacant chair - the silent hearth:
Why should the world's unholy mirth
Upon thy quiet dreams intrude,
To scare those shapes of heavenly birth
That people oft thy solitude?

Though many a fervant hope of youth
Hath pass'd, and scarcely left a trace; -
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