Poetry of Kansas

A Toast

You ask a toast,___the best I know
Is that the bible class may grow
And that the Epworth class may be
Renowned for hospitality;
That both together may unite,
To banish wrong, uphold the right;
To raise the fallen, conquer strife,
And play the glad game all our life.

__Nettie Squire Sutton.

A Book of Poems
Nettie Squire Sutton
(Minneapolis, KS: Messenger Press. n.d.)
Page 50

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