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CONTENT: A SONG, by            
First Line: Lovely, lasting peace of mind
Last Line: We here enjoy a heaven in thee.
Subject(s): Contentment


Lovely, lasting Peace of Mind
Gently soothe my soul to rest;
In thy soft balm relief we find
To heal the sorrow-wounded breast;
'Tis thou canst tune my soul to peace,
And make each jarring passion cease.

Sweet Content! thou dear delight,
Thou sovereign cordial for our woes;
Thou mak'st our cares and burdens light,
From thee incessant sweetness flows.
From envy, pride, and discord free,
We here enjoy a heaven in thee.





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