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EMBLEMS OF LOVE: 35. PERSEVERE, by             Poet's Biography
First Line: What if her heart be found as hard as flint?
Last Line: And sturdy trees yield to repeated stroke.
Subject(s): Love; Perseverance; Trees


WHAT if her heart be found as hard as flint?
What if her cruel breast be turned to oak?
Continu'd drops will make the stone relent,
And sturdy trees yield to repeated stroke.





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