Spake the Lord Christ-'I will arise.'
It seemed a saying void and vain-
How shall a dead man rise again!-
Vain as our tears, vain as our cries.
Not one of all the little band
That loved Him this might understand.
'I will arise'-Lord Jesus said.
Hearken, amid the morning dew,
Mary, a voice that calleth you,-
Then Mary turned her golden head,