Richard Watson Gilder Quote

We lean on Faith; and some less wise have cried, "Behold the butterfly, the see that's cast!" Vain hopes that fall like flowers before the blast! What man can look on Death unterrified?


Five Books of Song (ed. 1900)

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We lean on Faith; and some less wise have cried, Behold the butterfly, the see that's cast! Vain hopes that fall like flowers before the blast! What...

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We lean on Faith; and some less wise have cried, Behold the butterfly, the see that's cast! Vain hopes that fall like flowers before the blast! What...

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We lean on Faith; and some less wise have cried, Behold the butterfly, the see that's cast! Vain hopes that fall like flowers before the blast! What...

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We lean on Faith; and some less wise have cried, Behold the butterfly, the see that's cast! Vain hopes that fall like flowers before the blast! What...