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When a cat cries over a rat, it's a case of false compassion.
Human hearts are made of flesh.
All people have a sense of pity.
Stares from every human face,
And the seas of pity lie
Locked and frozen in each eye.
Nobody can tell what I suffer! But it is always so. Those who do not complain are never pitied.
Think not thou canst sigh a sigh
And thy maker is not by;
And all must love the human form,
In heathen, Turk, or Jew.
For Mercy has a human heart,
Pity, a human face;
And Love, the human form divine,
And Peace, the human dress.
Pity would be no more,
If we did not make somebody poor;
And mercy no more could be,
If all were as happy as we;
When I from black and he from white cloud free,
And round the tent of Godlike lambs we joy,
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