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XIII. Thou may'st have comfort yet! Whate'er the source from which those waters glide, Thou hast found healing mercy in their tide;

Be happy and forget!

XIV.

Forget me,—and farewell !
But say not that in me new hopes and fears,
Or absence, or the lapse of gradual years,

Will break thy memory's spell.

XV.

Indelibly, within, All I have lost is written; and the theme Which silence whispers to my thoughts and dream,

Is sorrow still,—and sin!

STANZAS,

WRITTEN BENEATH THE RUINED ALCAZAR, AT TOLEDO.

“ In front of the Alcazar, is a statue in stone, of one of the Gothic kings.”

BY HENRY D. INGLIS.

Thine and thy people's, once, stern King !

Was all beneath thy stony gaze:
And now, these mouldering ruins fing

Their shadows back to other days:

To days, when Roman purple swept

The marble of these regal floors ; Or Gothic kings and conquerors kept

Their jubilee within thy doors;

Or Moor, who smote the Gothic band,

Here idly sat before thy gate; And gazing o'er the conquered land,

Cried Allah achbar!“God is great.”

A Roman arch, a Moorish tower,

And thou, grim King, with eye of stone, Are all that speak the vanished power

Of lines extinct--of empires gone!

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