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W. Garrett Horder, comp. The Poets’ Bible: New Testament. 1895.

I am the Voice

Richard Crashaw (G.) (c. 1613–1649)

JOHN I. 23.

‘I AM the voice!’ thou sayest. Thou holy John,

If voice thou art, why was thy father dumb?

O silence strange! which as I muse upon,

I see thy voice from God, not man, did come.