1] Written by the poet on the tombstone of his wife, Olivia L. Langdon, whom he married in 1870 and who died in Florence on June 6, 1904. Both are buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, New York.
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of English, University of Toronto.
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Original text: A Collection of Verse by California Poets from 1849 to 1915, comp.
Augustin S. Macdonald (San Francisco: A. M. Robertson, 1914): 22.
New York Public Library
RPO poem editor: Ian Lancashire
RP edition: 2004
Recent editing: 1:2004/4/24
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