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And still she bowed herself and stooped

 Out of the circling charm;

Until her bosom must have made

 The bar she leaned on warm,

And the lilies lay as if asleep

 Along her bended arm.

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From the fixed place of Heaven she saw

 Time like a pulse shake fierce

Through all the worlds. Her gaze still strove

 Within the gulf to pierce

Its path; and now she spoke as when

 The stars sang in their spheres.


The sun was gone now; the curled moon

 Was like a little feather

Fluttering far down the gulf; and now

 She spoke through the still weather.

Her voice was like the voice of stars

 Had when they sang together.