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Robert Bridges, ed. (1844–1930).  The Spirit of Man: An Anthology.  1916.
 
From The Spirit of the Sphere

Richard Watson Dixon (1833–1900)
 
.. THOU 1 art light and them art free,
And to live rejoiceth thee,
Where the splendours greatest be …
 
Thou a seraph art to go
All undaunted to and fro        5
Where the fiercest ardours glow …
 
Thou an angel art, and well
It sufficeth thee to dwell
In the smallest creature’s cell …
 
Thou a spirit art most sweet,        10
And to make all life complete
Everywhere thou hast thy seat.
 
Note 1. Dixon. From The Spirit of the Sphere. Hist. Odes. [back]
 
 
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