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Thomas Humphry Ward, ed.  The English Poets.  1880–1918.
Vol. V. Browning to Rupert Brooke
 
Youth in Age
By George Meredith (1828–1909)
 
ONCE I was part of the music I heard
  On the boughs or sweet between earth and sky,
  For joy of the beating of wings on high
My heart shot into the breast of the bird.
 
I hear it now and I see it fly,        5
  And a life in wrinkles again is stirred,
  My heart shoots into the breast of the bird,
As it will for sheer love still the last long sigh.
 
 
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