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With hue like that when some great painter dips His pencil in the gloom of earthquake and eclipse. _The Revolt of Islam_. P.B. SHELLEY.
To know, to esteem, to love,--and then to part, Makes up life's tale to many a feeling heart. _On Taking Leave of_ ----. S.T. COLERIDGE.
Forever, Fortune, wilt thou prove An unrelenting foe to love; And, when we meet a mutual heart, Come in between and bid us part? _Song_. J. THOMSON.
Two lives that once part are as ships that divide.When, moment on moment, there rushes between The one and the other, a sea;-- Ah, never can fall from the days that have been A gleam on the years that shall be! _A Lament_. E. BULWER-LYTTON.
Such partings break the heart they fondly hope to heal. _Childe Harold, Canto I_. LORD BYRON.
We twain have met like the ships upon the sea, Who hold an hour's converse, so short, so sweet; One little hour! and then, away they speed On lonely paths, through mist, and... Bulwer-Lytton, Edward G.
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