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Quotation by Philip Larkin
Come then to prayers
And kneel upon the stone,
For we have tried
All courages on these despairs,
And are required lastly to give up pride,
And the last difficult pride in being humble.
Philip Larkin (1922–1986), British poet. "Come then to prayers."
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