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William Stanley Braithwaite, ed.  The Book of Georgian Verse.  1909.
 
On Lucretia Borgia’s Hair
By Walter Savage Landor (1775–1864)
 
BORGIA, thou once wert almost too august
And high for adoration; now thou’rt dust;
All that remains of thee these plaits unfold,
Calm hair, meandering in pellucid gold.
 
 
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