Hannah More

(2 February 1745 – 7 September 1833 / near Bristol)

On A Young Lady - Poem by Hannah More

Go, peaceful shade! exchange for sin and care
The glorious palm which patient suff'rers wear!
Go, take the meed victorious meekness gains,
Go, wear the crown triumphant faith obtains.
Those silent graces which the good conceal,
The day of dread disclosure shall reveal;
Then shall thy mild, retiring virtues rise,
And God, both judge and witness, give the prize.


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Poem Submitted: Thursday, September 16, 2010



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