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Green, green is El Aghir. It has a railway station,
And the wealth of its soil has borne many another fruit:
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The dog is mentioned in the Bible eighteen times--the cat not even once.
No prayers or incense rose up in those hours
Which grew to be years, and every day came mute
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Composed in the Tower before his execution
These moving verses, and being brought at that time
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Pompeius, best of all my comrades, you and I
Often faced death when we were rebels.
Finally, your lengthy service ended,
Lay your weariness beneath my laurel tree.
'Be proud! for she is saved, and all have helped to save her!
She that lifts up the manhood of the poor,
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Consider that a divorce.
Was it for this the clay grew tall?
MO what made fatuous sunbeams toil
To break earth's sleep at all?
Move him into the sun--
Gently its touch awoke him once,
At home, whispering of fields half-sown.
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