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C.D. Warner, et al., comp.  The Library of the World’s Best Literature.
An Anthology in Thirty Volumes.  1917.
 
The Songs of Summer
By Mathilde Blind (1841–1896)
 
THE SONGS of summer are over and past!
  The swallow’s forsaken the dripping eaves;
  Ruined and black ’mid the sodden leaves
The nests are rudely swung in the blast:
  And ever the wind like a soul in pain        5
  Knocks and knocks at the window-pane.
 
The songs of summer are over and past!
  Woe’s me for a music sweeter than theirs—
  The quick, light bound of a step on the stairs,
The greeting of lovers too sweet to last:        10
  And ever the wind like a soul in pain
  Knocks and knocks at the window-pane.
 
 
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