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Quotation by John Wilmot Rochester, 2d Earl Of
Lest, once more wandering from that heaven,
I fall on some base heart unblest,
Faithless to thee, false, unforgiven,
And lose my everlasting rest.
John Wilmot, 2d Earl Of Rochester (1647–1680), British poet. Absent from thee, I languish still (l. 13–16). . .
Oxford Book of English Verse, The, 1250–1918. Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. (New ed., rev. and enl., 1939) Oxford University Press.
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