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Quotation by Thomas Lovell Beddoes
Young soul put off your flesh, and come
With me into the quiet tomb,
Our bed is lovely, dark, and sweet;
The earth will swing us, as she goes,
Beneath our coverlid of snows,
Thomas Lovell Beddoes (1803–1849), British poet, physiologist. The Phantom-Wooer (l. 11–15). . .
Norton Anthology of English Literature, The, Vols. I–II. M. H. Abrams, general ed. (5th ed., 1986) W. W. Norton & Company.
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