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TUSCAN OLIVES: RISPETTO 4, by                     Poet's Biography
First Line: How hot it was! Across the white-hot wall
Last Line: Under the olives first I called you mine.
Alternate Author Name(s): Duclaux, Madame Emile; Darmesteter, Mary; Robinson, A. Mary F.
Subject(s): Love; Olive Trees And Olives


How hot it was! Across the white-hot wall
Pale olives stretch towards the blazing street;
You broke a branch, you never spoke at all,
But gave it me to fan with in the heat;

You gave it me without a sign or word,
And yet, my dear, I think you knew I heard.
You gave it me without a word or sign:
Under the olives first I called you mine.





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