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I had a dream, which was not all a dream.
The bright sun was extinguished, and the stars
Did wander darkling in the eternal space,
Rayless and pathless, and the icy earth
Swung blind and blackening in the moonless air ;
Morn came and went—and came, and brought no day.

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The rivers, lakes and ocean all stood still,
And nothing stirred within their silent depths ;
Ships sailorless lay rotting on the sea,

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And their masts fell down piece-meal: as they dropp'd
They slept on the abyss without a surge-
The waves were dead : the tides were in their grave,
The moon, their mistress, had expired before;
The winds were wither'd in the stagnant air,
And the clouds perish'd! Darkness had no need
Of aid from them—She was the Universe.

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Many a year is in its grave.

Many a year is in its grave
Since I cross'd this restless wave;
And the evening, fair as ever,
Shines on ruin, rock and river.

Then in this same boat beside,

Sat two comrades, old and tried ;

One, with all a father's truth;
One, with all the fire of youth.

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