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Thomas Humphry Ward, ed.  The English Poets.  1880–1918.
Vol. V. Browning to Rupert Brooke
Song in the Songless
By George Meredith (1828–1909)
THEY have no song, the sedges dry,
  And still they sing.
It is within my breast they sing,
  As I pass by.
Within my breast they touch a string,        5
  They wake a sigh.
There is but sound of sedges dry;
  In me they sing.

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