Clouds of Glory

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Trailing Clouds of Glory.
Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting:
The soul that rises with us, our life’s Star,
Hath had elsewhere its setting,
And cometh from afar:
Not in entire forgetfulness,
and not in utter nakedness,
But trailing clouds of glory do we come
From God, who is our home:
Heaven lies about us in our infancy!
William Wordsworth

It is not a slight thing,
when they who are fresh from God love us.
Charles Dickens


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