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A Spirit Pass'd Before Me (from Job) lyrics

  • Artist: Lord Byron (George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron (1788 – 1824) )
  • Album: Hebrew Melodies
  • Translations: Russian

A Spirit Pass'd Before Me (from Job)

A SPIRIT pass'd before me: I beheld
The face of immortality unveil'd --
Deep sleep came down on every eye save mine --
And there it stood, -- all formless -- but divine;
Along my bones the creeping flesh did quake;
And as my damp hair stiffen'd, thus it spake:
'Is man more just that God? Is man more pure
Than he who deems even Seraphs insecure?
Creatures of clay -- vain dwellers in the dust!
The moth survives you, and are ye more just?
Things of day! you wither ere the night,
Heedless and blind to Wisdom's wasted light!'
Submitted by Алексей ЧиванковАлексей Чиванков on 2022-12-04


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