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Summum Bonum

Robert Browning (1812-1889)

All the breath and the bloom of the year in the bag of one bee
	All the wonder and wealth of the mine in the heart of one gem
In the core of one pearl all the shade and the shine of the sea
	Breath and bloom, shade and shine, wonder, wealth, and how far above them
		Truth that's brighter than gem
		Trust that's purer than pearl,
Brightest truth, purest trust in the universe all were for me
		In the kiss of one girl.