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Edmund Clarence Stedman, ed. (1833–1908).  A Victorian Anthology, 1837–1895.  1895.
 
White Roses
 
Ernest Rhys (b. 1860)
 
 
NO sleep like hers, no rest,
  In all the earth to-night:
Upon her whiter breast
  Our roses lie so light.
 
She had no sins to lose,        5
  As some might say;
But calmly keeps her pale repose
  Till God’s good day.
 

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