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First Line: Like the sweet apple which reddens upon the topmost bough
Last Line: Forgot it not, nay, but got it not, for none could get it till now.
Variant Title(s): One Girl (A Combination From Sappho): 1;a Young Bride (1)
Subject(s): Aphrodite; Beauty; Brides; Love - Erotic; Love; Mythology - Classical


LIKE the sweet apple which reddens upon the topmost bough,
A-top on the topmost twig,-- which the pluckers forgot, somehow,--
Forgot it not, nay, but got it not, for none could get it till now.





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