by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 - 1834)

As when a mother doth explore
Language: English 
As when a mother doth explore
The rose-mark on her long-lost child,
I met, I loved you, maiden mild !
As whom I long had loved before --
So deeply had I been beguiled.

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This text was added to the website: 2011-01-08
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Word count: 33