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Edmund Clarence Stedman, ed. (1833–1908). A Victorian Anthology, 1837–1895. 1895.

Walter Savage Landor 1775–1864

On Himself


I STROVE with none, for none was worth my strife;

Nature I lov’d, and next to Nature, Art;

I warm’d both hands before the fire of life;

It sinks, and I am ready to depart.