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Song

Edgar Allan Poe

     I saw thee on thy bridal day-
       When a burning blush came o'er thee,
    Though happiness around thee lay,
       The world all love before thee:

    And in thine eye a kindling light
       (Whatever it might be)
    Was all on Earth my aching sight
       Of Loveliness could see.

    That blush, perhaps, was maiden shame-
       As such it well may pass-
    Though its glow hath raised a fiercer flame
       In the breast of him, alas!

    Who saw thee on that bridal day,
       When that deep blush would come o'er thee,
    Though happiness around thee lay;
       The world all love before thee. 

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