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Earth-schooled : A Midrash on Five Texts single work   poetry   "His eye sees without relenting"
Issue Details: First known date: 2013... 2013 Earth-schooled : A Midrash on Five Texts
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  • This poem is in five numbered parts.
  • Each part has an independent epigraph:

    I. ... saith the Preacher.


    II.Oh that I were as on months past, as in the days when God preserved me; / When his candle shined upon my head, and when by his light I walked through darkness; / As I was in the days of my youth, when the secret of God was upon my tabernacle; / When the Almighty was yet with me, when my children were about me; / When I washed my steps with butter, and the rock poured me out rivers of oil; / When I went out to the gates through the city, when I prepared my seat in the street!


    III. Seest thou a man diligent in his business? / he shall stand before kings; / he shall not stand before mean men.


    IV. Thy lips, O my spouse, drop as they honeycomb: / honey and milk are under thy tongue.

    Song of Songs

    V. Let everything that hath breath praise the Lord. Praise ye the Lord.


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