Why smite," he asked in sad surprise, "The fair, the old?" Yet louder rang the Strong One's stroke, Yet nearer flashed his axe's gleam ; Shuddering and sick of heart I woke, As from a dream. I looked : aside the dust-cloud rolled, — The Waster seemed...
Proceedings of the Pennsylvania Yearly Meeting of Progressive Friends - Page 116
by Society of Friends. Pennsylvania Yearly Meeting - 1858
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