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A sonnet sequence by D. G. Rossetti, published in two parts in Poems (1870) and Ballads and Sonnets (1881).

Rossetti described these sonnets as an evocation of ‘life representative, as associated with love and death, with aspiration and foreboding, or with ideal art and beauty’.

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