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On His Seventy-fifth Birthday

I strove with none; for none was worth my strife,
    Nature I loved, and next to Nature, Art;
I warmed both hands before the fire of life,
    It sinks, and I am ready to depart.

Credit


This poem is in the public domain.

Author


Walter Savage Landor

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Date Published: 1894-01-01

Source URL: https://poets.org/poem/his-seventy-fifth-birthday