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Poem by Arthur Hugh Clough


SO SPAKE the voice: and as with a single life
Instinct, the whole mass, fierce, irretainable,
        Down on that unsuspecting host swept;
        Down, with the fury of winds, that all night
Upbrimming, sapping slowly the dyke, at dawn
Fall through the breach oer holmstead and harvest; and
        Heard roll a deluge: while the milkmaid
        Trips i the dew, and remissly guiding
Morns first uneven furrow, the farmers boy
Dreams out his dream; so, over the multitude
        Safe-tented, uncontrolled and uncon-
        trollably sped the Avengers fury. 

Arthur Hugh Clough

Arthur Hugh Clough's other poems:
  1. Hope Evermore and Believe!
  2. Qui Laborat, Orat
  3. The Questioning Spirit
  4. Easter Day II
  5. The New Sinai

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