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De Profundis: Christina Rossetti

Oh why is heaven built so far, Oh why is earth set so remote? I cannot reach the nearest star That hangs afloat. I would not care to reach the moon, One round monotonous of change; Yet even she repeats … Continue reading

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Marriage: Mrs Patrick Campbell

Marriage is the result of the longing for the deep deep peace of the double bed after the hurly-burly of the chaise longue. Mrs Patrick Campbell 1865-1940 The illustration is copyright: Maxim Blinkov via Shutterstock

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