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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882).  Complete Poetical Works.  1893.
 
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From the Spanish.
From the Cancioneros.
II. Some day, some day
 
        
(Alguna Vez)
By Cristóbal de Gastillejo

SOME day, some day,
O troubled breast,
Shalt thou find rest.
If Love in thee
To grief give birth,        5
Six feet of earth
Can more than he;
There calm and free
And unoppressed
Shalt thou find rest.        10
 
The unattained
In life at last,
When life is passed,
Shall all be gained;
And no more pained,        15
No more distressed,
Shalt thou find rest.
 
 
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