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Bliss Carman, et al., eds.  The World’s Best Poetry.
Volume VI. Fancy.  1904.
 
Poems of Sentiment: IV. Thought: Poetry: Books
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From “The Kaléder of Sheperdes,” 1528

HE that many bokes redys,
Cunnyinge shall he be.
Wysedome is soone caught;
In many leues it is sought:
But slouth, that no boke bought,        5
For reason taketh no thought;
His thryfte cometh behynde.
 
 
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