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Excerpt from Fifty Poems:Fifty Poems I Thanksgiving To whom be thanks? To them whose sorrow IPerforce did share, though their bright fortitudeI could not share: To them chief thanks, whose half-suppress'd low sighTaught me the bitterness of solitudeI could not bear. And unto them be thanks, those poor who showedHow cheerfully and plaintless men may live;For whom to dieWereExcerpt from Fifty Poems:Fifty Poems I Thanksgiving To whom be thanks? To them whose sorrow IPerforce did share, though their bright fortitudeI could not share: To them chief thanks, whose half-suppress'd low sighTaught me the bitterness of solitudeI could not bear. And unto them be thanks, those poor who showedHow cheerfully and plaintless men may live;For whom to dieWere but to lose an unsustainable load, Since barren life scarce even bread could giveThem to live by. And unto you, poor lost ones evil-starr'd, Who taught me all your evil, and taught thenIts impotence;To you be thanks, by weak regret unmarr'd;For how should I ever o'erprize againYour lures of sense? But you, O poets of the living word.And you, magicians of rich melodies.How should I pay ...

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