Leigh Hunt quotes- 8 of
Write me as one that loves his fellow-men.
And showed the names whom love of God had blessed,
And, lo! Ben Adhem's name led all the rest!
Abou Ben Adhem (may his tribe increase!)
Say I'm weary, say I'm sad,
Say that health and wealth have missed me,
"No love," quothe he, "but vanity, sets love a task like
The laughing queen that caught the world's great hands.
It flows through old hushed Egypt and its sands,
Like some grave mighty thought threading a dream,
Green little vaulter in the sunny grass,
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