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LORD JOHN ELPHINSTONE
English governor of Madras and Bombay
(1807 - 1860)

I'll hang my harp on a willow tree.
      - also credited to Thomas Haynes Bayly
        [Willow]

Not faster in the summer's ray,
  The spring's frail beauty fades away,
    Than anguish and decay consume,
      The smiling virgin's rosy bloom.
        Some beauty's snatch'd each day, each hour;
          For beauty is a fleeting flower;
            Then how can wisdom e'er confide
              In beauty's momentary pride?
      - [Beauty]

Without a genius, learning soars in vain;
  And, without learning, genius sinks again;
    Their force united; crowns the sprightly reign.
      - [Genius]


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