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In The Morning Of Life

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In the morning of life, when its cares are unknown,
And its pleasures in all their new lustre begin,
When we live in a bright-beaming world of our own,
And the light that surrounds us is all from within;
Oh 'tis not, believe me, in that happy time
We can love, as in hours of less transport we may; --
Of our smiles, of our hopes, 'tis the gay sunny prime,
But affection is truest when these fade away.

When we see the first glory of youth pass us by,

Like a leaf on the stream that will never return,
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Abhimanyu Kumar.s 28 November 2017

Love and happiness spread in life makes it more worthy. Lovely

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Nick Kler 09 February 2017

Spirit of fragrancy forth.....How true

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Walterrean Salley 23 November 2016

(In The Morning Of Life by Thomas Moore.) **The poet has set forth a pictorial from early youth of innocence to the latter years of experience, differentiating between the two.

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