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Eternal Justice - Poem by Charles Mackay

The man is thought a knave, or fool.
Or bigot, plotting crime,
Who, for the advancement of his kind.
Is wiser than his time.
For him the hemlock shall distil;
For him the axe be bared;
For him the gibbet shall be built;
For him the stake prepared.
Him shall the scorn and wrath of men
Pursue with deadly aim;
And malice, envy, spite, and lies,
ShaU desecrate his name.
But Truth shall conquer at the last.
For round and round we run;
And ever the Right comes uppermost,
And ever is Justice done.

Pace through thy cell, old Socrates,
Cheerily to and fro;
Trust to the impulse of thy soul,
And let the poison flow.
They may shatter to earth the lamp of clay
That holds a light divine,
But they cannot quench the fire of thought
By any such deadly wine.
They cannot blot thy spoken words
From the memory of man
By all the poison ever was brew'd
Since time its course began.
To-day abhorred, to-morrow adored,
So round and round we run;
And ever the Truth comes uppermost.
And ever is Justice done.

Plod in thy cave grey anchorite;
Be wiser than thy peers;
Augment the range of human power,
And trust to coming years.
They may call thee wizard, and monk accursed,
And load thee with dispraise;
Thou wert bom five hundred years too soon
For the comfort of thy days;
But not too soon for humankind.
Time hath reward in store;
And the demons of our sires become
The saints that we adore.
The blind can see, the slave is lord,
So round and round we run;
And ever the wrong is proved to be wrongs
And ever is Justice done.

Keep, Galileo, to thy thought,
And nerve thy soul to bear;
They may gloat o'er the senseless words they wring
From the pangs of thy despair;
They may veil their eyes, but they cannot hide
The sun's meridian glow;
The heel of a priest may tread thee down.
And a tyrant work thee woe;
But never a truth has been destroy'd;
They may curse it and call it crime;
Pervert and betray, or slander and slay,
Its teachers for a time;
Bat the sunshine aye shall light the sky.
As round and round we run;
And the Truth shall ever come uppermost,
And Justice shall be done.

And live there now such men as these-
With thoughts like the great of old?
Many have died in their misery,
And left their thought untold;
And many live, and are rank'd as mad,
And placed in the cold world's ban.
For sending their bright far-seeing souls
Three centuries in the van.
They toil in penury and grief,
Unknown, if not malign'd;
Forlorn, forlorn, hearing the scorn
Of the meantest of mankind!
But yet the world goes round and round,
And the genial seasons run;
And ever the Truth comes uppermost.
And ever is Justice done.

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Poems About Justice

  1. 1. Eternal Justice , Charles Mackay
  2. 2. Usa , Sayeed Abubakar
  3. 3. Justice And Peace For All , Billie Spratlin
  4. 4. Justice... , kafil uddin raihan.
  5. 5. Hit And Run , hasmukh amathalal
  6. 6. Moses , Thomas Parnell
  7. 7. Justice , Archie Greenidge
  8. 8. Freedom, Justice And Equality , Lonnie Hicks
  9. 9. Thank You, America. You Are A Fearless T.. , veeraiyah subbulakshmi
  10. 10. Tale I , George Crabbe
  11. 11. Instant Results , (brief renderings) Joe Fazio
  12. 12. The Dreams That Came True , Jean Ingelow
  13. 13. Justice Of Broken Dreams , Dave Alan Walker
  14. 14. Justice , Gangadharan nair Pulingat..
  15. 15. Rise From The Dead , Dave Alan Walker
  16. 16. Let Justice Prevail , David Wood
  17. 17. On The Innate Drive For What Is Right , Mark R Slaughter
  18. 18. The Justice , merna ibrahim
  19. 19. Cant Get No Justice , Eric Cockrell
  20. 20. Social Justice , hasmukh amathalal
  21. 21. Justice Peace Truth & Love , Michael P. Johnson
  22. 22. The Sibling Twins , ~~~ Leaven ~~~
  23. 23. The Regiment Of Princes , Thomas Hoccleve
  24. 24. Justice , Aftab Alam
  25. 25. Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied , S.D. TIWARI
  26. 26. Cory Aquino, Mother Of Philippine Democr.. , MELVIN BANGGOLLAY
  27. 27. The Eutawville Lynching , Lizelia Augusta Jenkins Moorer
  28. 28. Endless Wait , gajanan mishra
  29. 29. The Ghost - Book Iv , Charles Churchill
  30. 30. Devovt Rhapsodies , John Abbott
  31. 31. ****philosopher Plato In Verse. , RAJ NANDY
  32. 32. Enough Is Enough , Carrie May Bennett, MBA
  33. 33. People Are Afraid , hasmukh amathalal
  34. 34. Where's The Freedom And Justice? , tesla blackburn
  35. 35. Justice Dlayed, Justiced Denied 2 , MELVIN BANGGOLLAY
  36. 36. Justice , Pradip Chattopadhyay
  37. 37. I Pledge - Gitmo , Darwin Henry Beuning
  38. 38. Justice Versus Injustice , MOHAMMAD SKATI
  39. 39. Gone Thoes Days , Anga Pikoko
  40. 40. Where Is Justice? , gajanan mishra
  41. 41. Justice Justice , gajanan mishra
  42. 42. Paul Robeson , Francis Duggan
  43. 43. An Epistle To William Hogarth , Charles Churchill
  44. 44. The Prisoner , Isabella Fyvie Mayo
  45. 45. Gotham - Book Ii , Charles Churchill
  46. 46. A Good Lawyer's Creed , MELVIN BANGGOLLAY
  47. 47. Daughter Of Isis (Cleopatra) , JoAnne Shadday
  48. 48. Justice , Gavin Buttar
  49. 49. Human Rights’ , David Chalk
  50. 50. Fairness And Justice , MOHAMMAD SKATI

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