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James Hebblethwaite

(22 September 1857 – 13 September 1921 / Preston, Lancashire, England)

Poems of James Hebblethwaite

1. Merrymind 1/1/2004
2. Perdita 1/1/2004
3. The Symbol 1/1/2004
4. Wanderers 1/1/2004

The Symbol

Thus pass the glories of the world!
He lies beneath the pall’s white folds:
His sword is sheathed, his pennon furled,
Him silence holds.

The pilgrim staff, the cockle shell,
The crown, the sceptre of his pride,
The simple flower from forest dell,
Heap at his side.

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