"Landor"
A book by Walter Savage Landor
Public DomainA book by Walter Savage Landor - Credit: Walter Savage Landor
Walter Savage Landor (1775-1864) was an English poet and writer, best known for his poem Rose Aylmer, and his prose work Imaginary Conversations.

Rose Aylmer was one of the poems chosen  by Quiller-Couch for his Oxford Book of English Verse.

Ah, what avails the sceptred race!

Ah, what the form divine!

What every virtue, every grace!

Rose Aylmer, all were thine.

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