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Joseph Friedlander, comp.  The Standard Book of Jewish Verse.  1917.
 
The Pride of a Jew
By Judah Ha-Levi (Trans. Israel Cohen)
 
WITH all my heart, in truth, and passion strong,
I love Thee; both in solitude and throng
Thy name’s with me, alone I shall not bide:
My friend art Thou, though others from me glide.
My lamp art too: my light shall never fade,        5
Nor shall my foot e’er slip, by Thee upstayed.
They little knew who have despised me so,
That shaming me doth cause my pride to glow.
O Fountain of my life, I’ll bless Thee aye,
And sing Thy praises, O my song, alway!        10
 
 
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