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Henry Charles Beeching, ed. (1859–1919).  Lyra Sacra: A Book of Religious Verse.  1903.
 
O foolish soul! to make thy count
By Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830–1894)
 
O FOOLISH soul! to make thy count
  For languid falls and much forgiven,
When like a flame thou mightest mount
  To storm and carry heaven.
 
A life so faint,—is this to live?        5
  A goal so mean,—is this a goal?
Christ love thee, remedy, forgive,
  Save thee, O foolish soul.
 
 
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