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TUSCAN OLIVES: RISPETTO 2, by                     Poet's Biography
First Line: We walked along the terraced olive-yard
Last Line: He had his meagre wine, and we our love.
Alternate Author Name(s): Duclaux, Madame Emile; Darmesteter, Mary; Robinson, A. Mary F.
Subject(s): Love; Olive Trees And Olives; Tuscany, Italy


We walked along the terraced olive-yard,
And talked together till we lost the way;
We met a peasant, bent with age and hard,
Bruising the grape-skins in a vase of clay;

Bruising the grape-skins for the second wine,
We did not drink, and left him, Love of mine;
Bruising the grapes already bruised enough:
He had his meagre wine, and we our love.





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