Now Spring returns; but not to me returns.
"Elegy on Spring" (1767), line 1
In every pang that rends the heart The Man of Sorrows had a part.Michael Bruce
But evil fortune has decreed, (The foe of mice as well as men) The royal mouse at last should bleed, Should fall ne'er to arise again.Michael Bruce
In every pang that rends the heartThe Man of Sorrows had a partMichael Bruce
'Tis very vain for me to boastHow small a price my Bible cost,The day of judgment will make clear'Twas very cheap — or very dear,Michael Bruce
The lily of the vale, of flowers the queen, Puts on the robe she neither sew'd nor spun.Michael Bruce