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1 THE moments fly, and we must part,
2 To weep a long adieu;
3 But still this fond, this faithful heart,
4 Shall feel, shall beat for you.
5 Though seas and adverse fates divide,
6 Yet thought unseen shall fly
7 Upon the light breeze o'er the tide.
8 And in your bosom die.


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Title (in Source Edition): SONG.
Genres: song

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Hunter, Anne Home (Mrs. John), 1742-1821. Poems, by Mrs. John Hunter. London: Printed for T. Payne, Mews Gate, by T. Bensley, Bolt Court, Fleet Street, 1802, p. 98. 

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