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The village-maids, with fearful glance,
Avoid the ancient moss-grown wall, Nor ever lead the merry dance
Among the groves of Cumnor Hall.
Full many a trav’ller oft hath sigh’d,
And pensive wept the countess' fall, As, wand'ring onwards, he has spied
The haunted tow'rs of Cumnor Hall.
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