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Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. 1919. The Oxford Book of English Verse: 1250–1900.
Walter Savage Landor. 1775–1864
574. Separation
THERE is a mountain and a wood between us, 
Where the lone shepherd and late bird have seen us 
  Morning and noon and eventide repass. 
Between us now the mountain and the wood 
Seem standing darker than last year they stood,         5
  And say we must not cross—alas! alas! 
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