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Quotation by Sidney Lanier
Out of the woods my Master came, Content with death and shame. When Death and Shame would woo Him last, From under the trees they drew Him last: 'Twas on a tree they slew Him—last When out of the woods He came.
Sidney Lanier (1842–1881), U.S. poet. A Ballad of Trees and the Master (l. 11–16). . .
Oxford Book of American Verse, The. F. O. Matthiessen, ed. (1950) Oxford University Press.
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