Today is the wedding anniversary of G. K. and Frances (June 28, 1901).
For their silver anniversary in 1926 he wrote:
I need not say I love you yet
You know how doth my heart oppress
The intolerable tenderness
That broke my body when we met.
I need not say I love you yet.
But let me say I fear you yet
You the long years not vulgarise,
You open your immortal eyes
And we for the first time have met.
Cover your eyes; I fear you yet.
The Secret People
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