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We bear it calmly, though a ponderous woe,
And still adore the hand that gives the blow.
Heaven is not always angry when he strikes,
But most chastises those whom most he likes.
We live and learn, but not the wiser grow.
The best may slip, and the most cautious fall; He's more than mortal that ne'er err'd at all.
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The very winds whispered in soothing accents, and maternal Nature bade me weep no more.
John Pomfret was an English poet and clergyman.
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