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Those fair - fictiti

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Those fair - fictitious People -
The Women - plucked away
From our familiar Lifetime -
The Men of Ivory -

Those Boys and Girls, in Canvas -
Who stay upon the Wall
In Everlasting Keepsake -
Can Anybody tell?

We trust - in places perfecter -
Inheriting Delight
Beyond our faint Conjecture -
Our dizzy Estimate -

Remembering ourselves, we trust -
Yet Blesseder - than We -
Through Knowing - where We only hope -
Receiving - where we - pray -

Of Expectation - also -
Anticipating us
With transport, that would be a pain
Except for Holiness -

Esteeming us - as Exile -
Themself - admitted Home -
Through easy Miracle of Death -
The Way ourself, must come -