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A JONQUIL; IN THE PISAN CAMPO SANTO, by                     Poet's Biography
First Line: Out of the place of death
Last Line: Not to be told, but sure.
Alternate Author Name(s): Duclaux, Madame Emile; Darmesteter, Mary; Robinson, A. Mary F.

OUT of the place of death,
Out of the cypress shadow,
Out of sepulchral earth,
Dust the Calvary gave;
Sprang, as fragrant of breath
As any flower of the meadow,
This, with death in its birth,
Sent like speech from the grave.

So, in a world of doubt,
Love -- like a flower --
Blossoms suddenly white,
Suddenly sweet and pure;
Shedding a breath about
Of new mysterious power;
Lifting a hope in the night,
Not to be told, but sure.

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