Charles Harpur

(23 January 1813 – 10 June 1868 / Windsor, New South Wales)

Trust In God - Poem by Charles Harpur

Deep trust in God—for that I still have sought
Through all the grim doubts that bemock the soul,
When in the amazement of far-reaching throught,
We list the labourings that for ever roll
Like dubious thunders through those clouded regions
Where night and destiny the counsels keep
Of Time developing his shadowy legions.
And when I ve stood upon some hazardous steep
Of speculation—heaving up its bare
And rugged ridge high in the nebulous air
Of endless change, and thence tremendously
Throwing its shadow, like a blind man’s stare,
Out through the dread unknown—deep trust in Thee,
O God! Hath likewise been my refuge there.



Comments about Trust In God by Charles Harpur

  • Zakir Hussain Haidary (12/12/2016 10:12:00 PM)


    Deep trust in God—for that I still have sought
    Through all the grim doubts that bemock the soul,

    a great piece
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  • Maya F (4/19/2015 2:41:00 AM)


    This is great keep it up (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004



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