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Talk not of wasted affection, affection never was wasted,
If it enrich not the heart of another, its waters returning
Back to their springs, like the rain shall fill them full of refreshment;
That which the fountain sends forth returns again to the fountain.
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

United States poet remembered for his long narrative poems (1807-1882)

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