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First Line: She dwelt among the untrodden ways
Last Line: The difference to me!
Variant Title(s): "the Lost Love;when Lucy Ceased To Be;song;""she Dwelt Among The Untrodden Ways"";
Subject(s): Death; Grief; Loss; Love; Mourning; Dead, The; Sorrow; Sadness; Bereavement


SHE dwelt among the untrodden ways
Beside the springs of Dove,
A Maid whom there were none to praise
And very few to love:

A violet by a mossy stone
Half hidden from the eye!
-- Fair as a star, when only one
Is shining in the sky.

She lived unknown, and few could know
When Lucy ceased to be;
But she is in her grave, and, oh,
The difference to me!







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