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481.
My Part

I may never be a hero, I am past the limit now,
There are pencil marks of silver Time has left upon my brow;
I shall win no service medals, I shall hear no cannons' roar,
I shall never fight a battle higher up than eagles soar,
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482.
Grace At Evening

For all the beauties of the day,
The innocence of childhood's play,
For health and strength and laughter sweet,
Dear Lord, our thanks we now repeat.
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483.
If You Would Please Me

If you would please me when I've passed away
Let not your grief embitter you. Be brave;
Turn with full courage from my mounded grave
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484.
The Mother On The Sidewalk

The mother on the sidewalk as the troops are marching by
Is the mother of Old Glory that is waving in the sky.
Men have fought to keep it splendid, men have died to keep it bright,
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485.
The Broken Drum

There is sorrow in the household;
There's a grief too hard to bear;
There's a little cheek that's tear-stained
There's a sobbing baby there.
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486.
The Ready Artists

The green is in the meadow and the blue is in the sky,
And all of Nature's artists have their colors handy by;
With a few days bright with sunshine and a few nights free from frost
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487.
No Place To Go

The happiest nights
I ever know
Are those when I've
No place to go,
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488.
Mother's Day

Let every day be Mother's Day!
Make roses grow along her way
And beauty everywhere.
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489.
Autumn

The leaves are falling one by one,
The Summer days are past and gone,
The nights are cool and damp;
The little children think it strange
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490.
Learn To Smile

The good Lord understood us when He taught us how to smile;
He knew we couldn't stand it to be solemn all the while;
He knew He'd have to shape us so that when our hearts were gay,
We could let our neighbors know it in a quick and easy way.
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