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Quotation by Robert Bridges
the broad cloud-driving moon in the clear sky Lifts o'er the firs her shining shield, And in her tranquil light Sleep falls on forest and field. See! sleep hath fallen: the trees are asleep: The night is come. The land is wrapt in sleep.
Robert Bridges (1844–1930), British poet, critic. The storm is over, the land hushes to rest (l. 38–43). . .
Oxford Book of Modern Verse, The, 1892–1935. William Butler Yeats, ed. (1936) Oxford University Press.
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