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Adelaide A. Proctor
(1825-1864) born on
English poet, activist. Her poems include creative inspiration such as "Dreams grow holy put in action," in "The Poems of Adelaide Proctor," 1869.
         
   
F
One by one the sands are flowing, One by one the moments fall;
Some are coming, some are going; Do not strive to grasp them all.

R
No star is ever lost we once have seen,
We always may be what we might have been.
A
Seated one day at the organ,
I was weary and ill at ease,
And my fingers wandered idly
Over the noisy keys.
But 1 struck one chord of music
Like the sound of a great Amen.
N
See how time makes all grief decay.
K
I know too well the poison and the sting
Of things too sweet.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "One by One," St. 1, "The Poems of Adelaide Proctor," 1869.
R: "Legend of Provence," Legends and Lyrics, 1858.
A: "A Lost Chord," Legends and Lyrics, 1858.
N: "Life in Death," "The Poems of Adelaide Proctor," 1869.
K: "Per Pacem ad Lucem," "The Poems of Adelaide Proctor," 1869.
   


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