- Year Published: 1903
- Language: English
- Country of Origin: United States of America
- Source: Poe, E.A. (1903). The Works of Edgar Allan Poe, The Raven Edition, Volume 5. New York: P. F. Collier and Son.
- Flesch–Kincaid Level: 1.8
- Word Count: 97
Poe, E. (1903). To Frances S. Osgood. The Works of Edgar Allan Poe (Lit2Go Edition). Retrieved March 31, 2015, from
Poe, Edgar Allan. "To Frances S. Osgood." The Works of Edgar Allan Poe. Lit2Go Edition. 1903. Web. <>. March 31, 2015.
Edgar Allan Poe, "To Frances S. Osgood," The Works of Edgar Allan Poe, Lit2Go Edition, (1903), accessed March 31, 2015,.
Thou wouldst be loved?—then let thy heart
From its present pathway part not!
Being everything which now thou art,
Be nothing which thou art not.
So with the world thy gentle ways,
Thy grace, thy more than beauty,
Shall be an endless theme of praise,
And love—a simple duty.