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LINES, SUGGESTED BY A HAWTHORN.


Thus not in vain, transplanted tree,
Thy venerated form we see
Where sylvan rarities agree,
               In order bright.
A poet, story-teller, seer,
Among the trees, you fill their sphere
With lore, tradition, and, more dear,
               Romance's light.