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HAIL, NOBLE FACE OF NOBLE FRIEND!, by                 Poet Analysis     Poet's Biography
Last Line: Love starts the course, love seals the end
Alternate Author Name(s): Alleyne, Ellen; Rossetti, Christina
Subject(s): Christmas

Hail, noble face of noble friend! ''"
Hail, honoured master hand and dear! ''"
On you may Christmas good descend
And blessings of the unknown year
So soon to overtake us here.
Unknown, yet well known: I portend
Love starts the course, love seals the end.

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