Sir Francis Bacon

(1561 - 1626 / England)

Help Lord


Help Lord, for godly men have took their flight,
And left the earth to be the wicked's den:
Not one that standeth fast to Truth and Right,
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  • Daniel Partlow (4/4/2008 5:28:00 AM)

    'And time it is, O Lord, thou didst draw nigh,
    The wicked daily do enlarge their bands;
    And that, which makes them follow ill a vie,
    Rule is betaken to unworthy hands.'

    These words are as true today as they were four centuries ago. (Report) Reply

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