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Quotation by Edgar Allan Poe
I was a child and she was a child,
In this kingdom by the sea;
But we loved with a love which was more than love --
I and my Annabel Lee.
Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1845), U.S. poet, critic, short-story writer. first published in New York Tribune (Oct. 9, 1849). Annabel Lee, st. 2 (written 1845).
The poem is addressed to Poe's 13-year-old cousin and wife, Virginia Clemm, who died in 1847 aged 24.
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