Title Page to the 1853 H. G. Bohn Reprint, Version 1
WIDE, WIDE WORLD.
Here at the portal thou dost stand,
And with thy little hand
Thou openest the mysterious gate;
Into the future’s undiscover’d land
I see its valves expand,
As at the touch of Fate !
Into those realms of Love and Hate.
H. G. BOHN, YORK STREET, COVENT GARDEN.
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