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Robert Bridges

When Death to Either shall come

WHEN Death to either shall come,—
    I pray it be first to me,—
Be happy as ever at home,
    If so, as I wish, it be.

Possess thy heart, my own;
    And sing to the child on thy knee,
Or read to thyself alone
    The songs that I made for thee.

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