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How shall we sing the Lord's song in a strange land?
If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget her cunning.
By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept, then we remembered Zion.
Still doth the soul, from its lone fastness high,
Upon our life a ruling effluence send.
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Then we shall rust in shade, or shine in strife,
And fluctuate 'twixt blind hopes and blind despairs,
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We shall renew the battle in the plain
Tomorrow--red with blood will Xanthus be;
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They out-talked thee, hissed thee, tore thee?
Better men fared thus before thee;
Charge once more, then, and be dumb!
Let the victors, when they come,
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Old Adam, the carrion crow,
Is that the wind dying? O no;
It's only two devils, that blow
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When a man has married a wife, he finds out whether
Her knees and elbows are only glued together.
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