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The houses are haunted
By white night-gowns.
And to your more bewitching, see the proud,
Plump bed bear up, and swelling like a cloud,
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Through throats where many rivers meet, the curlews cry,
Under the conceiving moon, on the high chalk hill,
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Is not the midnight like Central Africa to most of us? Are we not tempted to explore it,--to penetrate to the shores of its Lake T ...
Mysterious Night! when our first parent knew
Thee from report divine, and heard thy name,
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And a sigh heaves from all the small things on earth,
The books, the papers, the old garters and union-suit buttons
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He leaves a white
Unbroken glory, a gathered radiance,
A width, a shining peace, under the night.
Sometimes I wake at night in the White House and rub my eyes and wonder if it is not all a dream.
The night whose sable breast relieves the stark,
White stars, is no less lovely being dark,
An angel, robed in spotless white,
Bent down and kissed the sleeping Night.
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