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“Me too the dark Fates call;
Their sway is over all,
I tell of others' lot;
They hear me, heed me not!
SONNET TO ADA.
THE touching pathos of thy low sweet voice
Farewell, sweet ATHENS ! thou shalt be again
Here, where the soul of youth remembers yet
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