Quotation by Sidney Godolphin

Lord, when the wise men came from far,
Led to thy cradle by a star,
Then did the shepherds too rejoice,
Instructed by thy angel's voice.
Blest were the wise men in their skill,
And shepherds in their harmless will.
Sidney Godolphin (1610–1693), British poet. Lord, when the wise men came from far (l. 1–6). . .

New Oxford Book of English Verse, The, 1250–1950. Helen Gardner, ed. (1972) Oxford University Press.
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