„It is most sad to watch the fall
Of autumn leaves!--but worst of all
It is to watch the flower of spring
Faded in its fresh blossoming!“

Title Poem
The Improvisatrice (1824)

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Letitia Elizabeth Landon
poetisa e romancista inglesa 1802 - 1838

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