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Vengeance

Hast thou received some grievous injury,And seekest vengeance on thine enemy?Then stay thy hand and smite him not, for know,Revenge will surely harm him less than thee. Revenge and wrong bring forth their kind. —Percy Bysshe Shelley Because we are enemies of others, they in their turn are our enemies.—Annie…
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Simplicity

Our time is speeding swiftly by,And days are telling into years,And every passing moment bearsThe impress of Eternity. Oh give us, Lord, the single eyeTo read the message each one bears,Till even through a rain of tearsThe bow of promise we descry. Nor do we pray for mirth and ease—For…
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