Immortality

Lizette Woodworth Reese 1856 (Waverly) – 1935



Battles nor songs can from oblivion save,
  But Fame upon a white deed loves to build:
From out that cup of water Sidney gave,
  Not one drop has been spilled.

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Scheme ABAB
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 164
Words 32
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 4

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