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COMPENSATION; QUATRAIN, by            
First Line: No ceaseless vigil with hard toil we keep
Last Line: And hunger cannot make its home with death.
Alternate Author Name(s): Collyer, Thomas Stephens


No ceaseless vigil with hard toil we keep,
And to grim want give but a passing breath;
For after labor comes the rest of sleep,
And hunger cannot make its home with death.





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