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An Inscription
(1854-1900 / Dublin / Ireland)

An Inscription

Go little book,
To him who, on a lute with horns of pearl,
Sang of the white feet of the Golden Girl:
And bid him look
Into thy pages: it may hap that he
May find that golden maidens dance through thee.

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What comment is wilde making on literature and reading in this poem? What literary devices does wilde employ in order to make his point?
....golden imagery...beautiful poem ★