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GREAT AMERICAN AUTHORS
A PSALM OF LIFE

Lives of great men all remind us
We can make our lives sublime,
And, departing, leave behind us
Footprints on the sands of time;

Footprints, that perhaps another
,Sailing o'er life's solemn main,
A forlorn and shipwrecked brother,
Seeing, shall take heart again.

Let us, then, be up and doing,
With a heart for any fate;
Still achieving, still pursuing,
Learn to labor and to wait.

NOTES AND QUESTIONS
Discussion
. 1. The poet says that life is not a dream, but areality; quote the words that tell what the aim of life is. 2. Whatdo the lives of great men suggest to us? 3.- What lines tell how our right living may be a help to others? 4. What added meaning doesthen give to the last stanza? What other word might be used in stead of then? 5. Can you suggest another title to express the themeor thought of the poem? 6. Compare the theme of this poem withthat of the poem "Gradatim" (page 205). 7. Commit to memory the seventh stanza. 8. Find in the Glossary the meaning of: goal; destined; bivouac; sublime; main; achieving.

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