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First Line: Measure thy life by loss instead of gain
Last Line: And whoso suffers most hath most to give.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hamilton-king, Harriet Eleanor
Variant Title(s): Love's Strength
Subject(s): Defeat; Religion; Sacrifices; Theology


Measure thy life by loss instead of gain;
Not by the wine drunk, but wine poured forth;
For love's strength standeth in love's sacrifice;
And whoso suffers most hath most to give.





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