Rudyard Kipling Quote

For I'm that doth not work must surely die;
But that's no reason man should labour all
'Is life on one same shift—life's none so long.


Sestina of the Tramp-Royal, Stanza 4 (1896).

The Seven Seas/Sestina of the Tramp-Royal

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For I'm that doth not work must surely die; But that's no reason man should labour all 'Is life on one same shift—life's none so long.

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For I'm that doth not work must surely die; But that's no reason man should labour all 'Is life on one same shift—life's none so long.

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For I'm that doth not work must surely die; But that's no reason man should labour all 'Is life on one same shift—life's none so long.

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For I'm that doth not work must surely die; But that's no reason man should labour all 'Is life on one same shift—life's none so long.