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Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. 1919. The Oxford Book of English Verse: 1250–1900.
Thomas Edward Brown. 1830–1897
793. My Garden
A GARDEN is a lovesome thing, God wot! 
  Rose plot, 
  Fringed pool, 
Fern'd grot— 
  The veriest school         5
  Of peace; and yet the fool 
Contends that God is not— 
Not God! in gardens! when the eve is cool? 
  Nay, but I have a sign; 
  'Tis very sure God walks in mine.  10
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