Who but a poet can interpret the pain of a parting between loving hearts, with its remorseful recollections of the wholly innocent love's joys that are past?
Had we never loved sae kindly,From
Had we never loved sae blindly,
Never met—or never parted,
We had ne'er been broken hearted.
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Vol. III: Sorrow And Consolation: An Interpreter Of Life, by Lyman Abbott