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TOWARDS DEMOCRACY: PART 2. AS ONE WHO FROM A HIGH CLIFF, by                     Poet's Biography
First Line: I look upon my life as from afar
Last Line: O god, from this great eminence of death.
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The

I LOOK upon my life as from afar:
I hear its murmur, mark its changeful sheen,
(As one who from a high cliff marks the waves He just now rode on,)
Beautiful, gleaming, shot with hues from heaven,
With strange pale lustre—beautiful indeed,
O God, from this great eminence of Death.

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