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
Scribe: DGR

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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.
Electronic Archive Edition: 1
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