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A pilgrim I on earth perplext,
with sinns, with cares and sorrows vext,
The minutes wing'd their way wi' pleasure:
Kings may be blest, but Tam was glorious,
How sleep the brave who sink to rest
By all their country's wishes blest!
We saw Thee in Thy balmy nest,
Young Dawn of our Eternal Day!
Runs to and fro, complaining his sweet cares
Because those pretious mysteries that dwell
Let me arrest thy thoughts; wonder with me,
Why plowing, building, ruling and the rest,
License my roving hands, and let them go
Before, behind, between, above, below.
Daemons have strength,
ritual is rooted in earth,
ancient and blest.
--But he, grim grinning King,
Who caitiffs scorns, and doth the blest surprise,
Great Wits are sure to Madness near alli'd
And thin Partitions do their Bounds divide;
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