Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, LOST HOPE, by ALFRED TENNYSON



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LOST HOPE, by             Poet's Biography
First Line: You cast to ground the hope which once was mine
Last Line: And filled the cup with dew.
Alternate Author Name(s): Tennyson, Lord Alfred; Tennyson, 1st Baron; Tennyson Of Aldworth And Farringford, Baron
Subject(s): Love - Complaints


YOU cast to ground the hope which once was mine:
But did the while your harsh decree deplore,
Embalming with sweet tears the vacant shrine,
My heart, where Hope had been and was no more.

So on an oaken sprout
A goodly acorn grew;
But winds from heaven shook the acorn out,
And filled the cup with dew.







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