THOUGHT. j|HAT if some morning, when the stars were paling, And the dawn whitened, and the East was clear, Strange peace and rest fell on me from the presence Of a benignant Spirit standing near : And I should tell him, as he stood beside me, " This is... Poems - Page 111by Edward Rowland Sill - 1887 - 112 pagesFull view
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...pure in heart, to fear? It is in the same calmness of infinite faith that he speaks of death : What if some morning when the stars were paling, And the...the presence Of a benignant spirit standing near? Among Sill's shorter verse "The Fool's Prayer" is best known, bat those who esteem it his best are...