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Louis Untermeyer, ed. (1885–1977). Modern British Poetry.  1920.
 
Laurence Binyon. 1869–
 
63. A Song
 
FOR Mercy, Courage, Kindness, Mirth, 
There is no measure upon earth. 
Nay, they wither, root and stem, 
If an end be set to them. 
  
Overbrim and overflow,         5
If you own heart you would know; 
For the spirit born to bless 
Lives but in its own excess. 
 
 
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