from: THE EVENING STAR

From : The Evening Star
(The love sonnet dedicated by H. W. Longfellow to his wife, Fanny Appleton)
….O my beloved, my sweet Hesperus!
My morning and my evening star of love!
My best and gentlest lady! even thus,
As that fair planet in the sky above,
Dost thou retire unto thy rest at night,
And from thy darkened window fades the light.

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