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Henry Charles Beeching, ed. (1859–1919).  Lyra Sacra: A Book of Religious Verse.  1903.
My heart leaps up when I behold
By William Wordsworth (1770–1850)
MY heart leaps up when I behold
A rainbow in the sky:
So was it when my life began;
So is it now I am a man;
So be it when I shall grow old,        5
        Or let me die!
The child is father of the man;
And I could wish my days to be
Bound each to each by natural piety.

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