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Wedding Toast

Rating: 3.7

St. John tells how, at Cana's wedding feast,
The water-pots poured wine in such amount
That by his sober count
There were a hundred gallons at the least.

It made no earthly sense, unless to show
How whatsoever love elects to bless
Brims to a sweet excess
That can without depletion overflow.

Which is to say that what love sees is true;
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Sylvaonyema Uba 19 April 2018

May you not lack for water And may that awater smack of Cana's wine. SYLVA-ONYEMA UBA

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Susan Williams 01 January 2016

I love those final lines- may young love always be blessed in excess

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Robert Howard 24 December 2006

Elegant benevolence beautifully constructed.

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