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First Line: Trace the young poet's fate
Last Line: His talents and his state!
Alternate Author Name(s): L. E. L.; Maclean, Letitia
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


TRACE the young poet's fate
Fresh from his solitude -- the child of dreams,
His heart upon his lip, he seeks the world
To find him fame and fortune, as if life
Were like a fairy tale. His song has led
The way before him; flatteries fill his ear,
And he seems happy in so many friends.
What marvel if he somewhat overrate
His talents and his state!





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