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William Stanley Braithwaite, ed.  The Book of Georgian Verse.  1909.
 
‘A Slumber Did My Spirit Seal’
By William Wordsworth (1770–1850)
 
A SLUMBER did my spirit seal;
  I had no human fears:
She seemed a thing that could not feel
  The touch of earthly years.
 
No motion has she now, no force;        5
  She neither hears nor sees,
Rolled round in earth’s diurnal course,
  With rocks, and stones, and trees.
 
 
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