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The lyf so short, the craft so longe to lerne,
Th' assay so hard, so sharp the conquerynge,
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For out of olde feldes, as men seith,
Cometh al this new corn fro yeer to yere;
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Having a book is somewhat like having a baby, as many woman writers have observed before me: the conception, the long preparation, ...
Our little systems have their day;
They have their day and cease to be:
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Strong Son of God, immortal Love,
Whom we, that have not seen thy face,
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