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In Adoration

Rating: 2.8
Blest as the immortal gods is he,
The youth whose eyes may look on thee,
Whose ears thy tongue's sweet melody
May still devour.

Thou smilest too!--sweet smile, whose charm
Has struck my soul with wild alarm,
And, when I see thee, bids disarm
Each vital power.
Speechless I gaze: the flame within
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Mary Skarpathiotaki 30 September 2018
Excellent! ! ! ! Adorable Sappho..10+++++++++++++++++! ! ! ! ! ! !
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Latha Govindasamy 21 October 2016
Very sensational. Written the poem in a very involved manner.
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* Sunprincess * 04 September 2015
...............so superb, this poem is so beautiful...adding to my favorites ?
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Kim Barney 15 March 2015
Wow! For a poem as old as this one, it seems surprisingly modern and easily understandable. Whoever translated it did a great job, I assume. (Maybe this English translation is even better than the original, who can tell?)
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