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She goes but softly, but she goeth sure;
   She stumbles not as stronger creatures do:
Her journey's shorter, so she may endure
   Better than they which do much further go.

She makes no noise, but stilly seizeth on
   The flower or herb appointed for her food,
The which she quietly doth feed upon,
   While others range, and gare, but find no good.

And though she doth but very softly go,
   However 'tis not fast, nor slow, but sure;
And certainly they that do travel so,
   The prize they do aim at they do procure.

John Bunyan

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