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Isolation: To Marguerite - Poem by Matthew Arnold

We were apart; yet, day by day,
I bade my heart more constant be.
I bade it keep the world away,
And grow a home for only thee;
Nor fear'd but thy love likewise grew,
Like mine, each day, more tried, more true.

The fault was grave! I might have known,
What far too soon, alas! I learn'd--
The heart can bind itself alone,
And faith may oft be unreturn'd.
Self-sway'd our feelings ebb and swell--
Thou lov'st no more;--Farewell! Farewell!

Farewell!--and thou, thou lonely heart,
Which never yet without remorse
Even for a moment didst depart
From thy remote and spher{`e}d course
To haunt the place where passions reign--
Back to thy solitude again!

Back! with the conscious thrill of shame
Which Luna felt, that summer-night,
Flash through her pure immortal frame,
When she forsook the starry height
To hang over Endymion's sleep
Upon the pine-grown Latmian steep.

Yet she, chaste queen, had never proved
How vain a thing is mortal love,
Wandering in Heaven, far removed.
But thou hast long had place to prove
This truth--to prove, and make thine own:
'Thou hast been, shalt be, art, alone.'

Or, if not quite alone, yet they
Which touch thee are unmating things--
Ocean and clouds and night and day;
Lorn autumns and triumphant springs;
And life, and others' joy and pain,
And love, if love, of happier men.

Of happier men--for they, at least,
Have dream'd two human hearts might blend
In one, and were through faith released
From isolation without end
Prolong'd; nor knew, although not less
Alone than thou, their loneliness.


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Poems About Isolation

  1. 1. Isolation: To Marguerite , Matthew Arnold
  2. 2. Isolation And Dark , Hasmukh Amathalal
  3. 3. *isolation At Sunrise , David DeSantis
  4. 4. Life's Valley Of Isolation , Seema Chowdhury
  5. 5. Life In Isolation , Sheldon Allen Saluta
  6. 6. A Funeral In Isolation* , indira babbellapati
  7. 7. Isolation , Kranthi Pothineni
  8. 8. Rain, Isolation, Self-Analysis , Lamont Palmer
  9. 9. Isolation , Dead Poetic
  10. 10. Isolation. , Robert Crawford
  11. 11. .her Silence.Her Anger.Her Isolation , Elizabeth Tyease Collins
  12. 12. Isolation , Edward Booth Loughran
  13. 13. Isolation On Face , Hasmukh Amathalal
  14. 14. No Isolation , Hasmukh Amathalal
  15. 15. Island Of Isolation , R.K Das
  16. 16. No To Isolation , Hasmukh Amathalal
  17. 17. Isolation , Lisa Cresswell Wilkinson
  18. 18. A Total Isolation , Hasmukh Amathalal
  19. 19. Isolation , Ayesha Riaz
  20. 20. Isolation , Mihaela Pirjol
  21. 21. With Isolation , Hasmukh Amathalal
  22. 22. Social Isolation , David Lomenick
  23. 23. Sinister Isolation , Mandy Lee
  24. 24. Utter Isolation , John Richey
  25. 25. When Isolation Is A Home , issam hal
  26. 26. The Song Of Isolation , nimal dunuhinga
  27. 27. Living In Isolation , RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  28. 28. Isolation. , Gangadharan nair Pulingat..
  29. 29. Life In Isolation , Hasmukh Amathalal
  30. 30. Simple Isolation , Hasmukh Amathalal
  31. 31. Isolation Push , Hasmukh Amathalal
  32. 32. Isolation : A Fragment , Isaac Rosenberg
  33. 33. Isolation , RIC S. BASTASA
  34. 34. Isolation , Juan Olivarez
  35. 35. Isolation Is Not The Salvation , Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.
  36. 36. Observe Artistic Isolation , Terence George Craddock (aft ..
  37. 37. Isolation Is Deadly , Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.
  38. 38. Howling Isolation , RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  39. 39. Isolation , Champs Ulysses Cabinatan
  40. 40. The Soul In Isolation... , Anvita ...
  41. 41. Isolation , Phillip Alan Green
  42. 42. Haiku On Isolation , Doris Cornago
  43. 43. Return To Isolation , Laura arwen
  44. 44. Bless The Isolation , Laura arwen
  45. 45. Secret Isolation , Laura arwen
  46. 46. Extreme Isolation , Laura arwen
  47. 47. Into Isolation , Laura arwen
  48. 48. Fear Of Isolation , Laura arwen
  49. 49. Isolation , Ben Paynter
  50. 50. Isolation , Sandra Osborne
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