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Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. 1919. The Oxford Book of English Verse: 1250–1900.
  
Robert Herrick. 1591–1674
  
271. A Child's Grace
  
HERE a little child I stand 
Heaving up my either hand; 
Cold as paddocks though they be, 
Here I lift them up to Thee, 
For a benison to fall         5
On our meat and on us all. Amen. 
 
GLOSS:  paddocks] frogs.
 
 
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