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Other Friends Remain...

Alfred Tennyson

One writes, that "Other friends remain,"
That "Loss is common to the race"
And common is the commonplace,
And vacant chaff well meant for grain.

That loss is common would not make
My own less bitter, rather more:
Too common! Never morning wore
To evening, but some heart did break.

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