“Think of me as withdrawn into the dimness / Yours still - you mine - Remember all the best - / Of our past moments, and forget the Rest - / and so to where I wait, come gently on!”
Handwritten excerpt from William Allingham’s poem “No Funeral Gloom.”
From p. 119 of The Longfellow Birthday-Book by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, arranged by Charlotte Fiske Bates (1881). Original from Princeton University. Digitized November 26, 2008.