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I Need Not Go

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I need not go
Through sleet and snow
To where I know
She waits for me;
She will wait me there
Till I find it fair,
And have time to spare
From company.

When I've overgot
The world somewhat,
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Mahtab Bangalee 01 October 2019
And if some day, When none cries nay, I still delay To seek her side, (Though ample measure Of fitting leisure Await my pleasure) She will not chide............./// superb and great expression
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Chinedu Dike 13 September 2019
Well expressed thoughts and feelings. An insightful work of art.......................................................
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Bri Edwards 16 March 2019
Man, you've got HER " under your thumb" ! ! ! ! this shall join other P H poems in my April 2019 showcase. thanks, dead guy. bri ;)
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Dr Antony Theodore 02 November 2018
New cares may claim me, New loves inflame me, She will not blame me, But suffer it so. the great Hardy...... great poem. tony
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jimmy bob 01 March 2018
this is a poem
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Yaashika 08 February 2018
I want answers of this chapter
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Gangadharan Nair Pulingat 22 February 2015
Thomas Hardy's great work and it is so fine.
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Francie Lynch 23 February 2014
The passage of years is evident, and the lover will one day lie side of his sured love. She is not with his company, he has not denied himself a life without her, and he is not ashamed of this. But, the one he loved will always be waiting. He needed go, time will eventually lead him there. Such subtle praise of our living world and one's regret to leave our sensual pleasures. Hardy. Gotta love the Jude in him.
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Loved one lost but love looms large and lives!
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Stephen W 23 February 2014
A clue! 'By cypress sough'. Cypresses are popular cemetery trees, by tradition. Almost certainly he is visiting a grave. She will not chide, but he wishes she still could.
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