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    Here, in this little Bay,
    Full of tumultuous life and great repose,
    Where, twice a day,
    The purposeless, glad ocean comes and goes,
    —Coventry Kersey Dighton Patmore (1823–1896)

    ‘I saw you take his kiss!’ ‘’Tis true.’
    ‘O, modesty!’ ‘’Twas strictly kept:
    ‘He thought me asleep; at least, I knew
    ‘He thought I thought he thought I slept.’
    Coventry Kersey Dighton Patmore (1823–1896)

    Perchance we may,
    Where now this night is day,
    And even through faith of still averted feet,
    Making full circle of our banishment,
    Amazed meet;
    Coventry Kersey Dighton Patmore (1823–1896)

    For want of me the world’s course will not fail:
    When all its work is done, the lie shall rot;
    The truth is great, and shall prevail,
    When none cares whether it prevail or not.
    —Coventry Kersey Dighton Patmore (1823–1896)

    With not one kiss, or a good-bye,
    And the only loveless look the look with which you passed:
    ‘Twas all unlike your great and gracious ways.
    —Coventry Kersey Dighton Patmore (1823–1896)

    And thou rememberest of what toys
    We made our joys,
    —Coventry Kersey Dighton Patmore (1823–1896)

    The world, unfathomably fair,
    Is duller than a witling’s jest.
    Love wakes men, once a lifetime each;
    They lift their heavy lids, and look;
    And, lo, what one sweet page can teach,
    They read with joy, then shut the book.
    —Coventry Kersey Dighton Patmore (1823–1896)