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Things Work Out

Because it rains when we wish it wouldn’t, Because men do what they often shouldn’t, Because crops fail, and plans go wrong Some of us grumble all day long. But somehow, in spite of the care and doubt, It seems

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All for the Best

Things mostly happen for the best. However hard it seems to-day, When some fond plan has gone astray Or, what you’ve wished for most is lost An’ you sit countin’ up the cost With eyes half-blind by tears o’grief While

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The World Is Against Me

“The world is against me,” he said with a sigh. “Somebody stops every scheme that I try. The world has me down and it’s keeping me there; I don’t get a chance. Oh, the world is unfair! When a fellow

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Equipment

Figure it out for yourself, my lad, You’ve all that the greatest of men have had, Two arms, two hands, two legs, two eyes And a brain to use if you would be wise. With this equipment they all began,

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My Creed

To live as gently as I can; To be, no matter where, a man; To take what comes of good or ill And cling to faith and honor still; To do my best, and let that stand The record of

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