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    The city mouse lives in a house;—
    The garden mouse lives in a bower,
    Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830–1894)

    Who has seen the wind?
    Neither I nor you:
    But when the leaves hang trembling,
    The wind is passing through.
    Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830–1894)

    Shall I find comfort, travel-sore and weak?
    Of labour you shall find the sum.
    Will there be beds for me and all who seek?
    Yea, beds for all who come.
    —Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830–1894)

    The irresponsive silence of the land,
    The irresponsive sounding of the sea,
    Speak both one message of one sense to me:—
    ‘Aloof, aloof, we stand aloof,
    —Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830–1894)

    For there is no friend like a sister
    In calm or stormy weather;
    To cheer one on the tedious way,
    To fetch one if one goes astray,
    To lift one if one totters down,
    To strengthen whilst one stands.
    —Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830–1894)