Quotation by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Hast thou named all the birds without a gun?
Loved the wood rose, and left it on its stalk?
At rich men's tables eaten bread and pulse?
Unarmed, faced danger with a heart of trust?
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882), U.S. poet, essayist. Forbearance (l. 1–4). . .

Anthology of American Poetry. George Gesner, ed. (1983) Avenel Books.
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