Ruth


Elizabeth Gaskell

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First published in book form by Chapman and Hall in 1853.

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Drop, drop, slow tears!
And bathe those beauteous feet,
Which brought from heaven
The news and Prince of peace.
Cease not, wet eyes,
For mercy to entreat:
To cry for vengeance
Sin doth never cease.
In your deep floods
Drown all my faults and fears;
Nor let His eye
See sin, but through my tears.

Phineas Fletcher

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Last updated Friday, March 14, 2014 at 22:18