Heaven gives our years of fading strengthfinal stanza of Thomas Campbell’s, “The River of Life,” as found in Book Fourth of Palgrave’s Golden Treasury (Longmans, Green, green, and Co. (1905)
And those of youth, a seeming length,
Proportion’d to their sweetness.
Lines chosen while perusing because I can’t believe November’s almost over, and because I have a Big
One Oh coming up shortly.