The Future - never spoke - Nor will He - like the Dumb - Reveal by sign - a syllable Of His Profound To Come - But when the News be ripe - Presents it - in the Act - Forestalling Preparation - Escape - or Substitute - Indifferent to Him - The Dower - as the Doom - His Office - but to execute Fate's - Telegram - to Him - Emily -
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