„It was a summer evening; and the sea
Seem'd to rejoice in its tranquillity;
Rolling its gentle waters to the west,
Till the rich crimson blush'd upon their breast,
Uniting lovingly the wave and sky,
Like Hope content in its delight to die.“

—  Letitia Elizabeth Landon, The Golden Violet - The Child of the Sea
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Letitia Elizabeth Landon
poetisa e romancista inglesa 1802 - 1838
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