by Walter Crane (1845 - 1915)

This Book of Hours Love wrought
Language: English 
This Book of Hours Love wrought 
With burnished letters gold, 
Each page with art and thought 
And colours manifold. 

His calendar he taught 
To youths and virgins cold --
This Book of Hours Love wrought 
With [letters burnished gold]1. 

[Love's]2 priceless book is bought
With sighs and tears untold 
Of votaries who sought
His countenance of old -- 
This Book of Hours Love wrought 
With [letters burnished gold]1.

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1 Griffes: "With burnished letters gold"
2 Griffes: "This"

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This text was added to the website: 2009-08-23
Line count: 14
Word count: 66