„And this is the sum of our mortal state,
The hopes we number,—
Feverish waking, danger, death,
And listless slumber.“

—  Letitia Elizabeth Landon, The Venetian Bracelet (1829), The Battle Field
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Letitia Elizabeth Landon
scrittrice e poetessa inglese 1802 - 1838

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