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First Line: Lord, when I look at lovely things which pass
Last Line: Over the fields. They come in spring.
Subject(s): Environment; Fields; Nature - Religious Aspects; Spring; Environmental Protection; Ecology; Conservation; Pastures; Meadows; Leas


LORD, when I look at lovely things which pass,
Under old trees the shadow of young leaves
Dancing to please the wind along the grass,
Or the golden stillness of the August sun on the August sheaves;
Can I believe there is a heavenlier world than this?
And if there is,
Will the strange heart of any everlasting thing
Bring me these dreams that take my breath away?
They come at evening with the home-flying rooks and the scent of hay,
Over the fields. They come in Spring.





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