one unanimous and harmonious antheap

But Thou mightest have taken even the sword of Caesar. Why didst Thou reject that last gift? Hadst Thou accepted that last counsel fo the might spirit, Thou wouldst have accomplished all that man seeks on earth–that is, some one to worship, some one to keep his consience, and some means of uniting all inContinue reading “one unanimous and harmonious antheap”

he came softly, unobserved

He came softly, unobserved, and yet, strange to say, every one recognized Him. That might be one of the best passages in the poem. I mean, why they recognized Him. The people are irresistibly drawn to Him, they surround Him, they flock about Him, follow Him. He moves silently in their midst with a gentleContinue reading “he came softly, unobserved”