The rain is plentious but, by God's decree, Only a third is meant for you and me; ... - A. P. Herbert Quotes
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Quote:The rain is plentious but, by God's decree,
Only a third is meant for you and me;
Two-thirds are taken by the growing things
Or vanish Heavenward on vapour's wings:
Nor does it mathematically fall
With social equity on one and all.
The population's habit is to grow
In every region where the water's low:
Nature is blamed for failings that are Man's,
And well-run rivers have to change their plans. - A. P. Herbert Quotes


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