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    • 1848, Robert H. Taylor, Poems, page 100
      "THE SONG OF THE JOY-FORSAKEN" Tho' all is bright / 'Mid mirth and light, / Wherever beauty dwells, / No scene from me / Wakes song and glee, / No joy my bosom swells.
    • a. 1909, John P. Sjolander, "To Daphne, Dead", in eds., Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles William Kent, Library of Southern Literature
      O Daphne! Daphne! Daphne! The land is song-forsaken / The stream runs slow and shallow 'mong reeds that break, wind-shaken.