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Her I was and Her I Drank

1Her I was and her I drank.

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2] Far wyll: farewell.dam: dame, lady. Back to Line
3] gud cher: good cheer. Back to Line
4] ber: beer. Back to Line
 What thou lovest well remains,
                  the rest is dross
What thou lov'st well shall not be reft from thee
What thou lov'st well is thy true heritage
Whose world, or mine or theirs
                or is it of none?
First came the seen, then thus the palpable
    Elysium, though it were in the halls of hell,
What thou lovest well is thy true heritage
What thou lov'st well shall not be reft from thee
Ezra Pound Pisan Cantos, LXXXI
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