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WITH all thy gifts America,
Standing secure, rapidly tending, overlooking the world,
Power, wealth, extent, vouchsafed to thee—with these and like
         of these vouchsafed to thee,
What if one gift thou lackest? (the ultimate human problem never
The gift of perfect women fit for thee—what if that gift of gifts
         thou lackest?
The towering feminine of thee? the beauty, health, completion,
         fit for thee?
The mothers fit for thee?
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