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Francis William Bourdillon Love Quote

Francis William Bourdillon Love Quote and Poem

1. The mind has a thousand eyes. And the heart but one; yet the light of a whole life die when love is done.

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Excerpt from Wikipedia: Francis William Bourdillon (22 March 1852 – 13 January 1921) was a British poet and translator.

He is known mostly for his poetry, and in particular the single short poem “The Night Has a Thousand Eyes“.
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The Night Has a Thousand Eyes by Francis William Bourdillon

The night has a thousand eyes,
And the day but one;
Yet the light of the bright world dies
With the dying of the sun.

The mind has a thousand eyes,
And the heart but one;
Yet the light of a whole life dies
When love is done.