poet John Henry Newman

John Henry Newman

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  • Michaelene Gunthorpe (5/3/2019 6:37:00 PM)

    Looking for poem about shedding heavy cloaks of denominations in order to cross the Jordan.

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The Elements

MAN is permitted much
To scan and learn
In Nature’s frame;
Till he well-nigh can tame
Brute mischiefs, and can touch
Invisible things, and turn
All warring ills to purposes of good.
Thus, as a god below,
He can control,