Rossetti Archive Textual Transcription
Document Title: The Blessed Damozel (1872 autograph MS fragment)
Author: Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Date of Composition: 1872 (circa)
Type of Manuscript: fair copy
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Manuscript Addition: Instead of verse 7 of “The
Blessed / Damozel.”
Editorial Description: Note by F. S. Ellis at the top of the page
Manuscript Addition: Autograph of D. G. Rossetti
Editorial Description: Note in unknown hand, in pencil, below the text.
- Around her, lovers, newly met
- 'Mid deathless love's acclaims,
- Spoke evermore among themselves
- Their rapturous new names;
- And the souls mounting up to God
- Went by her like thin flames.
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