R0948-7 Poem: What Selfishness Asked For

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„WHAT selfishness asked for, was vain;
What came for that asking, was pain.
Gain! none save the giver, receives;
Yet who that old gospel believes?
But one way is Godlike. Then give!
Then pour out thy heart’s blood, and live.”

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— June, 1887 —