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Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. 1919. The Oxford Book of English Verse: 1250–1900.
  
Walter Savage Landor. 1775–1864
  
560. Twenty Years hence
  
TWENTY years hence my eyes may grow, 
If not quite dim, yet rather so; 
Yet yours from others they shall know, 
            Twenty years hence. 
 
Twenty years hence, though it may hap         5
That I be call'd to take a nap 
In a cool cell where thunder-clap 
            Was never heard, 
 
There breathe but o'er my arch of grass 
A not too sadly sigh'd 'Alas!'  10
And I shall catch, ere you can pass, 
            That wingèd word. 
 
 
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