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Monday, May 07, 2018

Oh, good gigantic smile o’ the brown old earth

Among the Rocks:

That is the doctrine, simple, ancient, true;
Such is life’s trial, as old earth smiles and knows.
If you loved only what were worth your love,
Love were clear gain, and wholly well for you:
Make the low nature better by your throes!
Give earth yourself, go up for gain above!

Robert Browning.


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