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C.D. Warner, et al., comp.
The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

An Evening

By William Allingham (1824–1889)

From ‘Day and Night Songs’

A SUNSET’S mounded cloud;

A diamond evening-star;

Sad blue hills afar:

Love in his shroud.

Scarcely a tear to shed;

Hardly a word to say;

The end of a summer’s day;

Sweet Love is dead.