Verse > Anthologies > Joseph Friedlander, comp. > The Standard Book of Jewish Verse
  PREVIOUSNEXT  
CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
Joseph Friedlander, comp.  The Standard Book of Jewish Verse.  1917.
 
O Thou Eternal One!
By Gabriel Romanovitch Derzhavin (Trans. Sir John Bowring)
 
O THOU Eternal One! whose presence bright
  All space doth occupy, all motion guide:
Unchanged through time’s all-devastating flight;
  Thou only God! There is no God beside!
Being above all beings! mighty One!        5
  Whom none can comprehend and none explore;
Who fill’st existence with Thyself alone:
  Embracing all, supporting, ruling o’er,—
  Being whom we call God, and know no more!
 
 
CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
  PREVIOUSNEXT  
 
Loading
Click here to shop the Bartleby Bookstore.

Shakespeare · Bible · Strunk · Anatomy · Nonfiction · Quotations · Reference · Fiction · Poetry
© 1993–2014 Bartleby.com · [Top 150] · Subjects · Titles · Authors