Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton Quote

Unseen hands delay The coming of what oft seems close in ken, And, contrary, the moment, when we say "'Twill never come!" comes on us even then.


Siege of Constantinople, pt. III-IV (ed. 1868)

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Unseen hands delay The coming of what oft seems close in ken, And, contrary, the moment, when we say 'Twill never come! comes on us even then.

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Unseen hands delay The coming of what oft seems close in ken, And, contrary, the moment, when we say 'Twill never come! comes on us even then.

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Unseen hands delay The coming of what oft seems close in ken, And, contrary, the moment, when we say 'Twill never come! comes on us even then.

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Unseen hands delay The coming of what oft seems close in ken, And, contrary, the moment, when we say 'Twill never come! comes on us even then.