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Dear, think not that they will forget...

Language: English

Dear, think not that they will forget you:
- If craftsmanly art should be mine
I will build up a temple, and set you
		Therein as its shrine.

They may say: "Why a woman such honour?"
- Be told, "O so sweet was her fame,
That a man heaped this splendour upon her;
		None now knows his name."


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Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:31
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