The Catholic Parish of
Saint John Henry Newman

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“The Lowest Trees Have Tops”

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The lowest trees have tops, the ant her gall,
The fly her spleen, the little spark his heat;
The slender hairs cast shadows, though but
And bees have stings, although they be not
Seas have their source, and so have shallow
And love is love, in beggars and in kings

Where waters smoothest run,
there deepest are the fords,
The dial stirs, yet none perceives it move;
The firmest faith is found in fewest words,
The turtles do not sing, and yet they love;
True hearts have ears and eyes,
no tongues to speak;
They hear and see, and sigh, and then they

Sir Edward Dyer

Published Fri 5th Jul 2013 11:02:33

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