The children of the night: A book of poems
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- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Published)
- Publication Date:1910
Mnljiiifl.A vis DV oto THE CHILDREN OF THE NIGHT For those that never know the light. The darkness is a sullen thing; And they, the Children of the Night, Seem lost in Fortune swinnowing. But some are strong and som are weak, And theres the story. House and home A re shut from coundess hearts that seek World-refuge that will never come. And if there be no other life. And if there be no other chance To weigh their sorrow and their strife Than in the scales of circumstance, Twere better, ere the sun go down Upon the first day we embark. In lifes imbittered sea to drown. Than sail forever in the dark. But if there be a soul on earth Soblinded with its own misuse Of mans revealed, incessant worth. Or worn with anguish, that it views No light but for a mortal eye. No rest but of a mortal sleep. No God but in a prophets
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