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Poem by Francis William Bourdillon


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  The night has a thousand eyes,
      And the day but one;
Yet the light of the bright world dies
      With the dying sun.

  The mind has a thousand eyes,
      And the heart but one:
Yet the light of a whole life dies
      When love is done.



Francis William Bourdillon


Francis William Bourdillon's other poems:
  1. Drought
  2. The Acorn
  3. On the South Downs
  4. Sonnet (Oft had I felt, like pure Endymion)
  5. Christmas Roses


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