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Ralph Waldo Emerson - Sursum Corda

Seek not the Spirit, if it hide,
Inexorable to thy zeal:
Baby, do not whine and chide;
Art thou not also real?
Why should'st thou stoop to poor excuse?
Turn on the Accuser roundly; say,
"Here am I, here will I remain
Forever to myself soothfast,
Go thou, sweet Heaven, or, at thy pleasure stay."—
Already Heaven with thee its lot has cast,
For it only can absolutely deal.

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Poet: Ralph Waldo Emerson
Poem: Sursum Corda
Poem of the Day: Jul 3 2016

Comment 4 of 4, added on May 16th, 2017 at 2:11 AM.
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Comment 3 of 4, added on April 28th, 2017 at 3:44 PM.
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Comment 2 of 4, added on March 28th, 2017 at 11:58 PM.
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Hello. And Bye.

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