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   English Poetry III: From Tennyson to Whitman.
The Harvard Classics.  1909–14.
 
712. My Garden
 
Thomas Edward Brown (1830–1897)
 
 
A GARDEN is a lovesome thing, God wot!
  Rose plot,
Fringed pool,
Fern’d grot—
  The veriest school        5
  Of peace; and yet the fool
Contends that God is not—
Not God! in gardens! when the eve is cool?
  Nay, but I have a sign;
  ’Tis very sure God walks in mine.        10
 

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