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THE FEARFUL TRUST, by             Poet's Biography
First Line: It is a fearful trust, the trust of love
Last Line: Its childhood is departed.
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Love - Complaints


IT is a fearful trust, the trust of love.
In fear, not hope, should woman's heart receive
A guest so terrible. Ah! never more
Will the young spirit know its joyous hours
Of quiet hopes and innocent delights;
Its childhood is departed.





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