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THE SHEPHERD BOY'S SONG, FR. THE PILGRIM'S PROGRESS, by                     Poet's Biography
First Line: He that is down need fear no fall
Last Line: Is best from age to age.
Variant Title(s): The Valley Of Humiliation
Subject(s): Humility; Labor & Laborers; Work; Workers


He that is down need fear no fall;
He that is low, no pride;
He that is humble ever shall
Have God to be his guide.
I am content with what I have,
Little be it or much;
And, Lord, contentment still I crave,
Because thou savest such.
Fulness to such a burden is
That go on pilgrimage;
Here little, and hereafter bliss,
Is best from age to age.




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