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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - King Trisanku

Viswamitra the Magician,
By his spells and incantations,
Up to Indra's realms elysian
Raised Trisanku, king of nations. 

Indra and the gods offended
Hurled him downward, and descending
In the air he hung suspended,
With these equal powers contending. 

Thus by aspirations lifted,
By misgivings downward driven,
Human hearts are tossed and drifted
Midway between earth and heaven. 

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Poet: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Poem: King Trisanku
Volume: Birds Of Passage

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