Dedication To Coventry Patmore.

Francis Thompson 1859 (City of Preston, Lancashire) – 1907 (London)



Lo, my book thinks to look Time's leaguer down,
Under the banner of your spread renown!
Or if these levies of impuissant rhyme
Fall to the overthrow of assaulting Time,
Yet this one page shall fend oblivious shame,
Armed with your crested and prevailing Name.

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Scheme AABBCC
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 262
Words 47
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 6

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