First Page of Text of Volume 1 of the 1851 George P. Putnam First Edition, Version 3
George Palmer Putnam used this first page of text in the 1st edition, Vol. 1 and included the epigraph:
"Enjoy the spring of love and youth,
To some good angel leave the rest,
For time will teach thee soon the truth,
'There are no birds in last year's nest.'
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