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I WALK'D along a stream, for pureness rare,
Brighter than sun-shine; for it did acquaint
The dullest sight with all the glorious prey
That in the pebble-paved channel lay.

No molten crystal, but a richer mine,
Even Nature's rarest alchymy ran there,--
Diamonds resolv'd, and substance more divine,
Through whose bright-gliding current might appear
A thousand naked nymphs, whose ivory shine,

Enamelling the banks, made them more dear
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Cat Hodgson 14 April 2014

Who ever loved, that loved not at first sight? I liked that poem I couldn't find it here as it came in my email, Cat

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Muzahidul Reza 26 May 2018

Christopher Marlowe is one of my favorite writers, ....... his writings are remarkable, known by all

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Edward Kofi Louis 26 May 2018

Brighter than sun-shine! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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Such a great poem by Christopher Marlowe??????

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* Sunprincess * 30 August 2015

............beautiful composition ? I WALK'D along a stream, for pureness rare, Brighter than sun-shine; for it did acquaint

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Rajesh Thankappan 02 January 2015

A beauty engraved in words!

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