„Who saw life steadily, and saw it whole.“

"To a Friend" (1849), line 9-12
Contesto: But be his
My special thanks, whose even-balanced soul,
From first youth tested up to extreme old age,
Business could not make dull, nor passion wild;
Who saw life steadily, and saw it whole.

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poeta e critico letterario britannico 1822 - 1888

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