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VIGNETTES OVERSEAS: 2. OFF ALGIERS, by             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh give me neither love nor tears
Last Line: Like sudden sunlight on the sea.
Alternate Author Name(s): Filsinger, Ernest B., Mrs.
Subject(s): Algiers; Sea Voyages


Oh give me neither love nor tears,
Nor dreams that sear the night with fire,
Go lightly on your pilgrimage
Unburdened by desire.
Forget me for a month, a year,
But, oh, beloved, think of me
When unexpected beauty burns
Like sudden sunlight on the sea.






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