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121.
Embarcation

Southampton Docks: October 1899

Here, where Vespasian's legions struck the sands,
And Cendric with the Saxons entered in,
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122.
His Visitor

I come across from Mellstock while the moon wastes weaker
To behold where I lived with you for twenty years and more:
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123.
Going And Staying

I

The moving sun-shapes on the spray,
The sparkles where the brook was flowing,
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124.
The Pity Of It

I walked in loamy Wessex lanes, afar
From rail-track and from highway, and I heard
In field and farmstead many an ancient word
Of local lineage like "Thu bist," "Er war,"
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125.
The Milkmaid

Under a daisied bank
There stands a rich red ruminating cow,
   And hard against her flank
A cotton-hooded milkmaid bends her brow.
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126.
Mute Opinion

I

I traversed a dominion
Whose spokesmen spake out strong
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127.
The Ghost Of The Past

We two kept house, the Past and I,
The Past and I;
I tended while it hovered nigh,
Leaving me never alone.
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128.
I Rose Up As My Custom Is

I rose up as my custom is
On the eve of All-Souls' day,
And left my grave for an hour or so
To call on those I used to know
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129.
After A Journey

I come to interview a Voiceless ghost;
Whither, O whither will its whim now draw me?
Up the cliff, down, till I'm lonely, lost,
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130.
Wives In The Sere

I

Never a careworn wife but shows,
   If a joy suffuse her,
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