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[Text: Edgar Allan Poe, "To " (E),  The Works of the Late Edgar Allan Poe, 1850, vol. II,  p. 104.]



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THE bowers whereat, in dreams, I see
    The wantonest singing birds,
Are lips and all thy melody
    Of lip-begotten words

Thine eyes, in Heaven of heart enshrined
    Then desolately fall,
O God! on my funereal mind
    Like starlight on a pall

Thy heart thy heart! I wake and sigh,
    And sleep to dream till day
Of truth that gold can never buy
    Of the baubles that it may.


[This text is identical to that used in The Raven and Other Poems. There are no changes in words or puncutation.]
 
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