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

Ernest Rhys b. 1860

Brechva’s Harp Song

LITTLE harp, at thy cry,

He shall come in good time;

And thy sword-song on high,

High shall chime.

Little harp, in his brain

Is the fire; in his hand

Are the sword and the rein

Of command.

Little harp, like the wind

Is his strength; like thy song

Are his words, to unbind

Wales ere long!

Little harp, if his name

Be unknown, ye shall hear

How the stars tell his fame

Far and near.

Little harp, if unknown

He come, ye shall sing

When Eryri shall throne

Him All King!