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Fuess and Stearns, comps.  The Little Book of Society Verse.  1922.
 
Proud Word You Never Spoke
By Walter Savage Landor
 
PROUD word you never spoke, but you will speak
  Four not exempt from pride some future day.
Resting on one white hand a warm wet cheek,
  Over my open volume you will say,
  “This man loved me”—then rise and trip away.        5
 
 
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