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CONTENTMENT.

In vain do men The heaven of their fortune's fault accuse ; Sith they know best what is the best for them : For they to each such fortune do diffuse As they do know each can most aptly use. For not that, which men covet most, is best ; Nor that thing worst which men do most refuse; But fittest is, that all contented rest With that they hold ; each hath his fortune in his breast.

It is the mind that maketh good or ill,
That maketh wretch or happy, rich or poor :
For some, that hath abundance at his will,
Hath not enough, but wants in greatest store ;
And other, that hath little, asks no more,
But in that little is both rich and wise ;
For wisdom is most riches : fools therefore
They are, which fortunes do by vows devise ;
Sith each unto himself his life

may
fortunise.

SPENSER.

AUTUMN.

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The tedded hay, the first fruits of the soil,
The tedded hay and corn-sheaves in one field,
Show summer gone, ere come. The foxglove tall
Sheds its loose purple bells, or in the gust,
Or when it bends beneath the upspringing lark,
Or mountain-finch alighting. And the rose
(In vain the darling of successful love)
Stands like some boasted beauty of past years,
The thorns remaining, and the flowers all gone.
Nor can I find, amid my lonely walk
By rivulet, or spring, or wet road-side,
That blue and bright-eyed floweret of the brook,
Hope's gentle gem, the sweet forget-me-not!

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