Ralph Waldo Emerson

(1803 - 1882 / Boston / United States)

Character - Poem by Ralph Waldo Emerson

The sun set, but set not his hope:
Stars rose; his faith was earlier up:
Fixed on the enormous galaxy,
Deeper and older seemed his eye;
And matched his sufferance sublime
The taciturnity of time.
He spoke, and words more soft than rain
Brought the Age of Gold again:
His action won such reverence sweet
As hid all measure of the feat.

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  • Gold Star - 38,211 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (5/20/2014 2:16:00 AM)

    His action run such reverence sweet good poem from great poet. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, April 6, 2010

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