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The Pleasures Of Hope (Excerpt)

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PART I (excerpt)
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Where barbarous hordes on Scythian mountains roam,
Truth, Mercy, Freedom, yet shall find a home;
Where'er degraded Nature bleeds and pines,
From Guinea's coast to Sibir's dreary mines,
Truth shall pervade the unfathomed darkness there,
And light the dreadful features of despair.
Hark! the stern captive spurns his heavy load,
And asks the image back that Heaven bestowed.

Fierce in his eye the fire of valour burns,
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Sylvaonyema Uba 14 February 2017

And heaved an ocean... So long a poem! Thanks for sharing! Sylva

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