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‘What do you make so fair and bright?’

‘I make the cloak of sorrow:
O lovely to see in all men’s sight
Shall be the cloak of Sorrow,
In all men’s sight.’ 

‘What do you build with sails for flight?’

‘I build a boat for Sorrow:
O swift on the seas all day and night
Saileth the rover Sorrow,
All day and night.’ 

‘What do you weave with wool so white?

‘I weave the shoes of Sorrow:
Soundless shall be the footfall light
in all men’s ears of Sorrow,
Sudden and light.’

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