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Requiescat (Tennyson)

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 Fair is her cottage in its place,
  Where yon broad water sweetly slowly glides.
It sees itself from thatch to base
  Dream in the sliding tides.

And fairer she, but ah how soon to die!
  Her quiet dream of life this hour may cease.
Her peaceful being slowly passes by
  To some more perfect peace.

This work was published before January 1, 1924, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.