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Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. 1919. The Oxford Book of English Verse: 1250–1900.
  
Walter Savage Landor. 1775–1864
  
562. Proud Word you never spoke
  
PROUD word you never spoke, but you will speak 
Four not exempt from pride some future day. 
Resting on one white hand a warm wet cheek, 
  Over my open volume you will say, 
  'This man loved me'—then rise and trip away.         5
 
 
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