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And no reluctance to depart; I taste
Merely,with thoughtful mien, an unknown draught,
That in a little while I shallI have quaffed."

Thus I to Life, and ceased, and slightly smiled,
Looking at nothing; and my thin dreams filed
Before me one by one till once again
I set new words unto an old refrain:

"Treasures thou hast that never have been mine!
Warm lights in many a secret chamber shine
Of thy gaunt house, and gusts of song have blown
Like blossoms out to me that sat alone!
And I have waited well for thee to show
If any share were mine,-and now I go!

Nothing I leave, and if I naught attain