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ON A CORNELIAN HEART WHICH WAS BROKEN

By
Lord Byron
March 16, 1812


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Ill-fated Heart !   And can it be,

That thou should'st thus be rent in twain?

Have years of care for thine and thee

Alike been all employ'd in vain?
 

Yet precious seems each shatter'd part,

And every fragment dearer grown,

Since he who wears thee feels thou art

A fitter emblem of his own.

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