Quotation by William Herbet Carruth

Socrates drinking the hemlock,
And Jesus on the rood;
And millions who, humble and nameless,
The straight, hard pathway plod—
Some call it Consecration,
And others call it God.
William Herbet Carruth (1859–1929), U.S. poet. Each in His Own Tongue (l. 27–32). . .

Best Loved Poems of the American People, The. Hazel Felleman, ed. (1936) Doubleday & Company.
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