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William Stanley Braithwaite, ed.  The Book of Georgian Verse.  1909.
 
On Living Too Long
By Walter Savage Landor (1775–1864)
 
IS it not better at an early hour
  In its calm cell to rest the weary head,
While birds are singing and while blooms the bower,
  Than sit the fire out and go starv’d to bed?
 
 
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