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William Wetmore Story

  • Those black eyes I once so praisedNow are hard and sharp and cold;Where's the love that through them blazed?Where's the tenderness of old?... William Wetmore Story {view}
  • Give me the old enthusiasms back,Give me the ardent longings that I lack, --The glorious dreams that fooled me in my youth,The sweet mirage that lured me on its track. . . .... William Wetmore Story {view}
  • When, full of warm and eager love,I clasp you in my fond embrace,You gently push me back and say,"Take care, my dear, you'll spoil my lace."... William Wetmore Story {view}
  • On the broken stem of dreamsOnly disappointments grow.... William Wetmore Story {view}