जॉर्ज एलियट । George Eliot

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George Eliot

A poem by George Eliot

​If you sit down at set of sun
And count the acts that you have done,
And, counting, find
One self-denying deed, one word
That eased the heart of him who heard,
One glance most kind
That fell like sunshine where it went

Then you may count that day well spent.

But if, through all the livelong day,
You’ve cheered no heart, by yea or nay
If, through it all
You’ve nothing done that you can trace
That brought the sunshine to one face–
No act most small
That helped some soul and nothing cost

Then count that day as worse than lost