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February 14, 2013

To Maud, on Valentine's Day.

Come into the garden, Maud,
For the black bat, Night, has flown,
Come into the garden, Maud,
I am here at the gate alone;
And the woodbine spices are wafted abroad,
And the musk of the roses blown.

--Alfred Tennyson, Lord Tennyson, Maud.

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A Lady in a Garden, Edmund Blair Leighton, 1852-1922

Posted by JD Hull at February 14, 2013 11:25 PM


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