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Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. 1919. The Oxford Book of English Verse: 1250–1900.
  
Felicia Dorothea Hemans. 1793–1835
  
622. Dirge
  
CALM on the bosom of thy God, 
  Fair spirit, rest thee now! 
E'en while with ours thy footsteps trod, 
  His seal was on thy brow. 
 
Dust, to its narrow house beneath!         5
  Soul, to its place on high! 
They that have seen thy look in death 
  No more may fear to die. 
 
 
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