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Henry Charles Beeching, ed. (1859–1919).  Lyra Sacra: A Book of Religious Verse.  1903.
 
Laus Deo
By Robert Bridges (1844–1930)
 
LET praise devote thy work, and skill employ
Thy whole mind, and thy heart be lost in joy.
Well-doing bringeth pride; this constant thought
Humility, that thy best done is nought.
Man doeth nothing well, be it great or small,        5
Save to praise God; but that hath savèd all:
For God requires no more than thou hast done,
And takes thy work to bless it for His own.
 
 
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