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Poem by Arthur Hugh Clough


In Stratis Viarum


Blessed are those who have not seen,
And who have yet believed
The witness, here that has not been,
From heaven they have received.

Blessed are those who have not known
The things that stand before them,
And for a vision of their own
Can piously ignore them.

So let me think whateer befall,
That in the city duly
Some men there are who love at all,
Some women who love truly;

And that upon two millions odd
Transgressors in sad plenty,
Mercy will of a gracious God
Be shownbecause of twenty.



Arthur Hugh Clough


Arthur Hugh Clough's other poems:
  1. Qui Laborat, Orat
  2. The New Sinai
  3. With Whom Is No Variableness, Neither Shadow Of Turning
  4. To a Sleeping Child
  5. O Thou of Llittle Faith


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