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Slow, slow, fresh fount, keep time with...
Slow, slow, fresh fount, keep time with my salt tears:
[Yet slower, yet; O faintly,]1 gentle springs:
List to the heavy part the music bears,
Woe weeps out her [division]2 when she sings.
Droop herbs and flowers,
Fall grief in showers,
Our [beauties are]3 not ours;
[O, I could still,]4
Like melting snow upon some craggy hill,
[Drop, drop, drop, drop,]5
Since [nature's]6 pride is, now, a withered daffodil.
View original text (without footnotes) 1 Horsley: "O slower yet, O fainter" 2 Horsley: "division" 3 Horsley: "beauty is" 4 Quilter: "Or I could still"; Horsley: "O could I still" 5 Horsley: "Fall down, fall down." 6 Horsley: "summer's"
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