Quote of the Week

“Of all the thoughts of God that are
Borne inward into souls afar,
Along the Psalmist’s music deep,
Now tell me if that any is,
For gift or grace, surpassing this:
He giveth his beloved-sleep.”

“The Sleep” [1838]. Stanza 1.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning [1806-1861]

Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations by John Bartlett.
Published by Little, Brown and Company. 1955.
Page 518.

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