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Extempore Effusion Upon The Death Of James Hogg

Rating: 2.8

. When first, descending from the moorlands,
I saw the Stream of Yarrow glide
Along a bare and open valley,
The Ettrick Shepherd was my guide.
When last along its banks I wandered,
Through groves that had begun to shed
Their golden leaves upon the pathways,
My steps the Border-minstrel led.
The mighty Minstrel breathes no longer,
'Mid mouldering ruins low he lies;

And death upon the braes of Yarrow,
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Geoffrey 16 May 2020

A beautiful poem written after Wordsworth had " died as a poet" , as some think.

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Bri Edwards 23 December 2019

not bad. not bad at all. bri :)

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