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Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. 1919. The Oxford Book of English Verse: 1250–1900.
Edward Robert Bulwer Lytton, Earl of Lytton. 1831–1892
795. The Last Wish
SINCE all that I can ever do for thee 
Is to do nothing, this my prayer must be: 
That thou mayst never guess nor ever see 
The all-endured this nothing-done costs me. 
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