Henry Van Dyke

(10 November 1852 – 10 April 1933 / Germantown, Pennsylvania)

Might And Right - Poem by Henry Van Dyke

If Might made Right, life were a wild-beasts' cage;
If Right made Might, this were the golden age;
But now, until we win the long campaign,
Right must gain Might to conquer and to reign.


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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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