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First Line: The moonlight falleth lovely over earth
Last Line: Such gentle intercession.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Hate

THE moonlight falleth lovely over earth;
And strange, indeed, must be the mind of man
That can resist its beautiful reproach.
How can hate work like fever in the soul
With such entire tranquillity around?
Evil must be our nature to refuse
Such gentle intercession.

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