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Horæ Beatæ Inscriptio
by Ezra Pound
[from Canzoni, 1911]

How will this beauty, when I am far hence,
Sweep back upon me and engulf my mind!

How will these hours, when we twain are gray,
Turned in their sapphire tide, come flooding o’er us!