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

Sarah Flower Adams 1805–48


O LOVE! thou makest all things even

In earth or heaven;

Finding thy way through prison-bars

Up to the stars;

Or, true to the Almighty plan,

That out of dust created man,

Thou lookest in a grave,—to see

Thine immortality!