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Bliss Carman, et al., eds.  The World’s Best Poetry.
Volume VI. Fancy.  1904.
 
Poems of Sentiment: VI. Labor and Rest
Song: “He that is down need fear no fall”
John Bunyan (1628–1688)
 
HE that is down need fear no fall;
  He that is low, no pride;
He that is humble ever shall
  Have God to be his guide.
 
I am content with what I have,        5
  Little be it or much;
And, Lord, contentment still I crave,
  Because thou savest such.
 
Fulness to such a burden is
  That go on pilgrimage;        10
Here little, and hereafter bliss,
  Is best from age to age.
 
 
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