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Heres something i found in a book called APPLES OF GOLD. " I did a favour yesterday, a kindly little deed... And then i called to all the world To stop and look and heed They stopped and looked and flattered me In words I could not trust And when the world had gone away My good deed turned to dust. A very tiny courtesy I found to do today; Twas quickly done, with noone to see And then i ran away But Someone must have witnessed it, For-truly I declare- As i sped back the stony path Roses were blooming there!
-- jillian (firstname.lastname@example.org), January 20, 2002
Now THAT I like! Thank you for sharing a nice bit of verse!
-- lesley (email@example.com), January 20, 2002.
The action described in the poem is what I describe as rightousness. No horn blowing, no preaching, just do right, you know who is watching.
-- mitch hearn (firstname.lastname@example.org), January 21, 2002.
I don't know where this is found, but there's a verse: "Let another praise thee, and not thine own self."
-- Cathy N. (email@example.com), January 21, 2002.
Jillian, I love that book! I have had it since I was about your age, and it is one of my favorites to read over and over.
-- Melissa (firstname.lastname@example.org), January 21, 2002.
Jillian, is that a Brownlow Publications book?
-- Randal at home in Brazil (email@example.com), January 21, 2002.