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From Mary Dillingham Frear


Needs must there be in every tongue,

Or roughly spoke, or sweetly sung,

A word of common greeting

That beareth oft repeating.


Tis a loving cup

With what that wilt; thou fill’st it up

A common dole to many lips

Or chalice rare; one drips or sips,

With love at thirst or sated,

Sometimes with breath abated.


CITE: The Book of Aloha: A collection of Hawaiian Proverbs and Inspirational Wisdom by Mutual Publishing, Inc.



Dr. Sheila Embry is a govie, author, pracademician, sister, aunt, cousin, and friend who loves to read, write, think, and laugh. Many of her blog postings are summaries or excerpts of books that she read and wants to share to encourage others. An author with more than 25 years experience within the legislative and executive branches of the U. S. federal government holding 3 accredited degrees: Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership, Master of Arts in Human Resources Development, and Baccalaureate of Business Administration, she believes in continuing learning both on and off the job. She has been recognized with multiple professional and writing awards for her peer-reviewed, publications. Click the bibliography page above for a listing of all the publications.

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