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    TWO QUESTIONS.   Table of Contents     LOVE'S FAILURE.

Mossell, N.F.
The Work of Afro-American Women

- VERSE.
- LOVE'S PROMPTINGS.


LOVE'S PROMPTINGS.


Let they life be precious unto thee, remembering this:
There is no joy that life doth hold for me,
But greater is that I may tell it thee;
No burden borne that bids me weep,
But would be greater far if thou didst lie
Quiet and still in thy last sleep.

I should be satisfied if I could lead thee to a stronger walk,
That thy work should lie in some channel deep and wide,
raster
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If heart and soul were attuned to some good purpose,
Though unto me through life, companionship
should be denied,
Yet thus knowing, I should be satisfied.

    TWO QUESTIONS.   Table of Contents     LOVE'S FAILURE.