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Quotation by Laurence Hope
Pale hands, pink-tipped, like Lotus buds that float
On those cool waters where we used to dwell,
I would have rather felt you round my throat
Crushing out life than waving me farewell!
Laurence Hope (1865–1904), poet. Kashmiri Song (l. 9–12). . ;
pseud. of Adela Florence Cory Nicolson Family Book of Best Loved Poems, The. David L. George, ed. (1952) Doubleday & Company.
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