Quotation by George Washington Doane

Softly now the light of day
Fades upon my sight away;
Free from care, from labor free,
Lord, I would commune with Thee.
George Washington Doane (1799–1859), U.S. poet. Evening Contemplation (l. 1–4). . .

Family Book of Best Loved Poems, The. David L. George, ed. (1952) Doubleday & Company.
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