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Jean Ingelow (1820 – 1897)


English poet and novelist.
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Jean Ingelow
Man dwells apart, though not alone,
He walks among his peers unread;
The best of thoughts which he hath known
For lack of listeners are not said.
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But two are walking apart forever
And wave their hands for a mute farewell.
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A sweeter woman ne'er drew breath
Than my sonne's wife, Elizabeth.




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The while He sits whose name is Love,
And waits, as Noah did, for the dove,
To wit if she would fly to him.
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To bear, to nurse, to rear,
To watch and then to lose,
To see my bright ones disappear,
Drawn up like morning dews.
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How short our happy days appear!
How long the sorrowful!
Jean Ingelow
Reign, and keep life in this our deep desire
Our only greatness is that we aspire.
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