Thomas Cogswell Upham
Thomas Cogswell Upham Poems
Consolation In Sorrow
Although affliction smites my heart,
And earthly pleasures flee,
There is one bliss that ne'er shall part,
My joy, oh God, in Thee.
That joy is like the orb of day,
When clouds its track pursue;
The shades of darkness throng its way,
But sunlight struggles through.
Oh Thou, my everlasting light,
On whom my hopes rely;
With Thee the darkest path is bright,
And fears and sorrows die.
Death Of Colonel Hayne
Sadly and slow the mourners came
Through Charleston's streets, with bleeding heart;
And breathed their hate on Rawdon's name,
Who acted such a cruel part.
Lord Rawdon came from England Old,
Renowned for skill and courage true;
And oft in onset fierce and bold,