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William Stanley Braithwaite, ed.  The Book of Georgian Verse.  1909.
 
One Year Ago
By Walter Savage Landor (1775–1864)
 
ONE year ago my path was green,
My footstep light, my brow serene;
Alas! and could it have been so
        One year ago?
 
There is a love that is to last        5
When the hot days of youth are past:
Such love did a sweet maid bestow
        One year ago.
 
I took a leaflet from her braid
And gave it to another maid.        10
Love! broken should have been thy bow
        One year ago.
 
 
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