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Is this a holy thing to see
In a rich and fruitful land,
Babes reduced to misery,
Fed with cold and usurous hand?
For where'er the sun does shine,
And where'er the rain does fall,
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Beneath them sit the aged men, wise guardians of the poor;
Then cherish pity, lest you drive an angel from your door.
The hum of multitudes was there, but multitudes of lambs,
Thousands of little boys and girls raising their innocent hands.
Most holy Satyr,
like a goat,
with horns and hooves
to match thy coat
of russet brown.
Nations like the Cuban and the Swiss
Can never hope to wage a Global Mission.
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and the oxen near
The worn foundations of their resting-place,
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Capt. York: Colonel, if you send out the regiment, Cochise'll think I've tricked him.
Col. Thursday: Exactly, we have tricked
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Trifles light as air
Are to the jealous confirmation strong
As proofs of holy writ.
O Holy Wisdom, Soaring Power, encompass us with wings unfurled,
and carry us, encircling all, above, below, and through the w
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