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Francis T. Palgrave, ed. (1824–1897). The Golden Treasury.  1875.
 
W. Wordsworth
 
CCX. England and Switzerland, 1802
 
TWO Voices are there: one is of the Sea, 
  One of the Mountains; each a mighty voice. 
  In both from age to age thou didst rejoice; 
They were thy chosen music, Liberty! 
There came a tyrant, and with holy glee         5
  Thou fought'st against him,—but hast vainly striven: 
  Thou from thy Alpine holds at length art driven, 
Where not a torrent murmurs heard by thee. 
—Of one deep bliss thine ear hath been bereft: 
Then cleave, O cleave to that which still is left;  10
  For, high-soul'd Maid, what sorrow would it be 
That Mountain floods should thunder as before, 
And Ocean bellow from his rocky shore, 
  And neither awful Voice be heard by thee! 
 
 
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