Quotation by Anne Bradstreet

The welcome house of him my dearest guest.
Where ever, ever stay, and go not thence,
Till natures sad decree shall call thee hence;
Flesh of thy flesh, bone of thy bone,
I here, thou there, yet both but one.
Anne Bradstreet (c. 1612–1672), Anglo-American poet. A Letter to Her Husband, Absent upon Public Employment (l. 22–26). . .

Norton Anthology of Poetry, The. Alexander W. Allison and others, eds. (3d ed., 1983) W. W. Norton & Company.
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