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W. Garrett Horder, comp. The Poets’ Bible: New Testament. 1895.

The Widow’s Mites

Richard Crashaw (c. 1613–1649)

TWO mites, two drops—yet all her house and land—

Falle from a steady heart though trembling hand:

The other’s wanton wealth foams high and brave.

The other cast away; she only gave.