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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 9 of 9, added on February 20th, 2018 at 12:27 PM.
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Comment 7 of 9, added on January 7th, 2018 at 11:18 PM.
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