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To One Who Has Been Long In City Pent

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To one who has been long in city pent,
'Tis very sweet to look into the fair
And open face of heaven,--to breathe a prayer
Full in the smile of the blue firmament.
Who is more happy, when, with heart's content,
Fatigued he sinks into some pleasant lair
Of wavy grass, and reads a debonair
And gentle tale of love and languishment?
Returning home at evening, with an ear
Catching the notes of Philomel,--an eye
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Stephen W 05 January 2013
I am long in city pent, except for my turn round the arboretum, which was muddy and wet. This is the real deal, authentic feeling in this poem.
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