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It gleamed in stately splendour far over land and sea,
A fragrant garden round it bloomed, like a garland fresh and fair,
A limpid spring within it gushed, shaded from noonday glare.
Here lived a haughty monarch, of wealth and high renown,
He sat upon his lofty throne, upon his brow a frown;
His every look spoke madness, his thoughts dire terror move,
His laws in blood were written, he spoke but to reprove.
Once to this kingly palace came two minstrels good and true,