Explore Poems GO!

In Memoriam C. G. Gordon

Rating: 2.7

Devotion! When thy name is named,
What matchless visions rise!
The Hebrew, leaving Pharoah's house,
To Israel's rescue flies;
The Moabitess, gleans, content,
Beneath the burning skies.

The flower of Christendom is given
To gain the Holy Grave;
O'er Acre and o'er Askelon

The blessed banners wave;
Read More

READ THIS POEM IN OTHER LANGUAGES
COMMENTS OF THE POEM