The soft unclouded blue of air, The earth as golden-green and fair And bright as Eden's used to be: That air and earth have rested me. Laid on the grass I lapsed away, Sank back again to childhood's day; All harsh thoughts perished, memory mild Subdued both grief and passion wild.
- by Emily Brontë (1818 - 1848) [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
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