The Province of the Saved
Should be the Art — To save —
Through Skill obtained in Themselves —
The Science of the Grave

No Man can understand
But He that hath endured
The Dissolution — in Himself —
That Man — be qualified

To qualify Despair
To Those who failing new —
Mistake Defeat for Death — Each time —
Till acclimated — to —

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