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Nimium Fortunatus

 I have lain in the sun
I have toil'd as I might,
I have thought as I would,
And now it is night.
My bed full of sleep, My heart full of content For friends that I met The way that I went.
I welcome fatigue While frenzy and care Like thin summer clouds Go melting in air.
To dream as I may And awake when I will With the song of the birds And the sun on the hill.
Or death - were it death - To what would I wake Who loved in my home All life for its sake? What good have I wrought? I laugh to have learned That joy cannot come Unless it be earned; For a happier lot Than God giveth me It never hath been Nor ever shall be.

by Robert Seymour Bridges
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