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First Line: He craves not the boon of pleasure
Last Line: And the voice before he dies.
Subject(s): Beauty; Desire; Earth; Poetry & Poets; Voices; World


HE craves not the boon of pleasure,
Nor the glory of the earth,
He hears in the music's measure
The measure of all worth.
He follows a mystic Duty,
Shy, with fathomless eyes:
And yearns for the vision of Beauty
And the Voice before he dies.





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