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Ode Xi: On Love, To A Friend

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I.
No, foolish youth—To virtuous fame
If now thy early hopes be vow'd,
If true ambition's nobler flame
Command thy footsteps from the croud,
Lean not to love's inchanting snare;
His songs, his words, his looks beware,
Nor join his votaries, the young and fair.

II.

By thought, by dangers, and by toils,
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Dr Antony Theodore 08 March 2019

very fine poem. love, desire, wishes. tony

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Edward Kofi Louis 18 June 2015

Each bosom. With the desire of life. Nice work.

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