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ANOTHER GRACE FOR A CHILD, by                 Poet Analysis     Poet's Biography
First Line: Here a little child I stand
Last Line: Amen.
Variant Title(s): A Child's Grace;grace Before Meat;a Grace;a Grace For A Child
Subject(s): Grace; Holidays; Prayer; Thanksgiving

HERE a little child I stand
Heaving up my either hand;
Cold as paddocks though they be,
Here I lift them up to Thee,
For a benison to fall
On our meat and on us all.

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