The Hallowing Of Pain

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The hallowing of Pain
Like hallowing of Heaven,
Obtains at a corporeal cost—
The Summit is not given

To Him who strives severe
At middle of the Hill—
But He who has achieved the Top—
All—is the price of All—

by Emily Dickinson

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But He who has achieved the Top— All—is the price of All—...a true to practicality poem