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Ralph Waldo Emerson, comp. (1803–1882).  Parnassus: An Anthology of Poetry.  1880.
 
Inscription in Marble in the Parish Church of Faversham, in Agro Cantiano
Anonymous
 
WHOSO him bethoft
Inwardly and oft,
How hard it were to flit
From bed unto the pit,
From pit unto pain        5
That ne’er shall cease again,
He would not do one sin
All the world to win.
 
 
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