penitential Psalm quotes

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Sing unto the Lordwith the harp, with the harp, and the voice of a
psalm.
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Grinder, who serenely grindest
At my door the Hundredth Psalm,
He had fathered every folly, every sin. No goat knew gluttony like his, no cat had felt his pride, no crow his avarice. He had sai ...
This is the end, the redemption from Wilderness, way for the
Wonderer, House sought for All, black handkerchief washed clean
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We too are ashes as we watch and hear
The psalm, the sorrow, and the simple praise
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Man, her last work, who seemed so fair,
Such splendid purpose in his eyes,
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Her fist of a face died clenched on a round pain;
And sculptured Ann is seventy years of stone.
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What calm catastrophe will yet assuage
This final drouth of penitential tears?
Labor came to humanity with the fall from grace and was at best a penitential sacrifice enabling purity through humiliation. Labor ...
Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all ye lands.
Serve the Lord with gladness: come before his presence with singing.
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