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Arthur Quiller-Couch, comp.  The Oxford Book of Victorian Verse.  1922.
 
The Apparition
By Stephen Phillips (1868–1915)
 
MY dead Love came to me, and said:
  ‘God gives me one hour’s rest
To spend upon the earth with thee:
  How shall we spend it best?’
 
‘Why, as of old,’ I said, and so        5
  We quarrell’d as of old.
But when I turn’d to make my peace
  That one short hour was told.
 
 
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