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To Benjamin Robert Haydon (Margate, May 10th and 11th, 1817)

Margate, Saturday Eve   My dear Haydon, “Let Fame, that all pant after in their lives, Live register’d upon our brazen tombs, And so grace us in the disgrace of death: When spite of cormorant devouring Time The endeavour of this present breath may buy That Honour which shall bate his Scythe’s keen edge And …

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