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Henry Charles Beeching, ed. (1859–1919).  Lyra Sacra: A Book of Religious Verse.  1903.
 
The Temper
By George Herbert (1593–1633)
 
HOW should I praise Thee, Lord! how should my rhymes
  Gladly engrave thy love in steel,
  If what my soul doth feel sometimes,
    My soul might ever feel!
 
Whether I fly with angels, fall with dust,        5
  Thy hands made both, and I am there:
  Thy power and love, my love and trust
    Make one place everywhere.
 
 
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