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First Line: A pale and stately lady, with a brow
Last Line: The past had left its darkness.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Past


A PALE and stately lady, with a brow
That might have well beseem'd a Roman dame,
Cornelia, ere her glorious children died;
Or that imperial mother, who beheld
Her son forgive his country at her word.
Yet there was trouble written on her face;
The past had left its darkness.





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