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SUMMER CAUSERIE

 

III.

 

In youth we raised our brows on high,
When first we heard Life's thunder roar,
Unwearied Life its thunder sent;
But we ere long our heads had bent,
Why let the brow be smitten sore?

Wherefore lament? Wise destiny
Has measured out our final hour!
A grave on earth . . . O wondrous fair,
Why for another end prepare?
Yea, for no longer have we power.

 

"Third Book of Lyrics."

 

 
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Translation:

This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924.


The author died in 1970, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 30 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.