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Removed from Accident of Loss

Removed from Accident of LossRemoved from Accident of Loss
By Accident of Gain
Befalling not my simple Days –
Myself had just to earn –

Of Riches — as unconscious
As is the Brown Malay
Of Pearls in Eastern Waters,
Marked His — What Holiday
Would stir his slow conception –
Had he the power to dream
That put the Dower’s fraction –
Awaited even — Him –

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To lose one’s faith — surpass

To lose one's faith -- surpassTo lose one’s faith — surpass
The loss of an Estate –
Because Estates can be
Replenished — faith cannot –

Inherited with Life –
Belief — but once — can be –
Annihilate a single clause –
And Being’s — Beggary –

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