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Edmund Clarence Stedman, ed. (1833–1908). A Victorian Anthology, 1837–1895. 1895.

Frederic William Henry Myers 1843–1901

A Last Appeal


O SOMEWHERE, somewhere, God unknown,

Exist and be!

I am dying; I am all alone;

I must have thee!

God! God! my sense, my soul, my all,

Dies in the cry:—

Saw’st thou the faint star flame and fall?

Ah! it was I.