CategoryFrancis William Lauderdale Adams

To His Love.

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     “Teach me, love, to be true;         Teach me, love, to love;      Teach me to be pure like you.         It will be more than enough!      “Ah, and in days to come,         Give me, my seraph, too,      A son nobler than I,         A daughter...

The Truth.

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    By Francis William Lauderdale Adams      Come then, let us at least know what’s the truth.         Let us not blink our eyes and say      We did not understand; old age or youth         Benumbed our sense or stole our sight away.      It is a lie – just that, a lie – to declare...

Australia

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     I see a land of desperate droughts and floods:      I see a land where need keeps spreading round,      And all but giants perish in the stress:      I see a land where more, and more, and more      The demons, Earth and Wealth, grow bloat and strong.      I see a land that lies a helpless prey  ...

To His Love

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     “Teach me, love, to be true;         Teach me, love, to love;      Teach me to be pure like you.         It will be more than enough!      “Ah, and in days to come,         Give me, my seraph, too,      A son nobler than I,         A daughter...