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CHAPTER IV
PRIVATE LETTERS 1844-1847

Is over ; nor believe thou that Romance
Closes against pure Faith her rich domain.
Shall only blossoms flourish there ? Arise,
Far-sighted bride ! look forward ! clearer views
And higher hopes lie under calmer skies.
Fortune in vain call'd out to thee ; in vain
Rays from high regions darted ; Wit pour'd out
His sparkling treasures ; Wisdom laid his crown
Of richer jewels at thy reckless feet.
Well hast thou chosen. I repeat the words,
Adding as true ones, not untold before,
That incense must have fire for its ascent,
Else 'tis inert and cannot reach the idol.
Youth is the sole equivalent of youth.
Enjoy it while it lasts ; and last it will ;
Love can prolong it in despite of Years.

To Mrs Graves-Sawle.
[BATH], March 15, 1846.
... Is it possible that I appeared to you sad and sorrowful on your wedding day. ... I am convinced you have chosen the man most certain to make you happy for life. ... I shall be delighted to see you at one more Master of the Ceremonies Ball. It is the only one I shall attend this season. And after this season I shall give up balls and all other amusements. It is time I should begin to feel the effects of age, and

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