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William Stanley Braithwaite, ed.  The Book of Elizabethan Verse.  1907.
 
A Child’s Grace
By Robert Herrick (1591–1674)
 
HERE a little child I stand
Heaving up my either hand;
Cold as paddocks though they be,
Yet I lift them up to Thee,
For a benison to fall        5
On our meat and on us all.  Amen.
 
 
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