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Quotation by Robert Bridges
I will not let thee go.
I hold thee by too many bands:
Thou sayest farewell, and lo!
I have thee by the hands,
And will not let thee go.
Robert Bridges (1844–1930), British poet, critic. I Will Not Let Thee Go (l. 31–35). . .
Oxford Book of Nineteenth-Century English Verse, The. John Hayward, ed. (1964; reprinted, with corrections, 1965) Oxford University Press.
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