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    Remember me when I am gone away,
    Gone far away into the silent land;
    Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830–1894)

    What is green? The grass is green,
    With small flowers between.
    What is violet? Clouds are violet
    In the summer twilight.
    What is orange? Why, an orange,
    Just an orange!
    —Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830–1894)

    “Ferry me across the water,
    Do, boatman, do.”
    “If you’ve a penny in your purse
    I’ll ferry you.”
    Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830–1894)

    One day in the country
    Is worth a month in town.
    —Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830–1894)

    A Sonnet is a moment’s monument,—
    Memorial from the Soul’s eternity
    To one dead deathless hour.
    —Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828–1882)