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GREAT AMERICAN AUTHORS
THE OLD CLOCK ON THE STAIRS

But, like the skeleton at the feast,
That warning timepiece never ceased :
" Forever-never!
Never-forever!"

There groups of merry children played;
There youths and maidens dreaming strayed.
O precious hours! O golden prime,
And affluence of love and time!
Even as a miser counts his gold,
Those hours the ancient timepiece told :
" Forever-never!
Never-forever!"

From that chamber, clothed in white,
The bride came forth on her wedding night;
There in that silent room below,
The dead lay in his shroud of snow ;
And in the hush that followed the prayer,
Was heard the old clock on the stair :
" Forever-never!
Never-forever!"

All are scattered now' and fled;
Some are married, some are dead;
And when I ask, with throbs of pain,
" Ah! when shall they all meet again?"
As in the days long-since gone by,
The ancient timepiece makes reply:
" Forever-never!
Never-forever! "

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