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Be True

Thou must be true thyself,
If thou the truth wouldst teach;
Thy soul must overflow, if thou
Another's soul would'st reach!
It needs the overflow of heart
To give the lips full speech.

Think truly, and thy thoughts
Shall the world's famine feed;
Speak truly, and each word of thine

Shall be a fruitful seed;
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Des 12 April 2021

I like this poem it's is very unique and very easy to remember. I think I would pass my poem test

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Adedola adenuga 14 February 2020

Why is the poem called be true

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Ana Hannum 25 February 2018

i love this poem! !

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Olivia 17 February 2018

I need to memorize this in less than 3 days for school WISH ME LUCK GUYS

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Walter 05 December 2017

Obviously a man who know

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