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route4y: 'Sonnet To My Beloved Daughter' by Mary Darby Robinson (1757 - 1800)

WaddesdonManor: Mary Robinson was a celebrated actress & poet who became mistress to the Prince of Wales after he saw her perform the role of Perdita in the ‘The Winter’s Tale’ in 1779

AustenAuthors: Mary Darby Robinson: poet, actress, notorious adulteress, novelist, feminist. A woman who made an impact, for bette...

SharonLathan: Mary Darby Robinson: A Georgian Era woman of influence in more ways than just acting.

peacefulwrrior: "AH! think no more that Life's delusive joys, Can charm my thoughts from FRIENDSHIP'S dearer claim; Or wound a he...

ladyleemanila: The Mistletoe (A Christmas Tale) by Mary Darby Robinson

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In The Grass.
 by Robert Crawford

'Tis as if I saw it all — sat now in the grass, and heard
The soft warm wind in my ears like the lilt of a lonely bird;
Sat now in the grasses so — saw, but said never a word.
The two of them in the wood, below me there by the rill;
He with the light on his brow, she in the shadow still;
And a cloud so white goes over the blue on the gleaming hill.
My nest in the grass was good: they deemed that none might see —
Ah God in heaven! my eyes looked out of the hell in me,
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