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The Latest Decalogue: Arthur Hugh Clough

Thou shalt have one God only; who Would be at the expense of two? No graven images may be Worshipped, except the currency: Swear not at all; for, for thy curse Thine enemy is none the worse: At church on … Continue reading

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There is No God: Arthur Hugh Clough

`There is no God,’ the wicked saith, `And truly it’s a blessing, For what he might have done with us It’s better only guessing.’ `There is no God,’ a youngster thinks, `Or really, if there may be, He surely didn’t … Continue reading

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Say Not The Struggle Naught Availeth: Arthur Hugh Clough

Say not the struggle naught availeth, The labour and the wounds are vain, The enemy faints not, nor faileth, And as things have been, things remain. If hopes were dupes, fears may be liars; It may be, in yon smoke … Continue reading

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