||Love Is Enough
|William Morris (1834 - 1896) was born in Essex and educated at Exeter College, Oxford. He was a practising painter (1857-62) and public lecturer on art, architecture and socialism (1877-96).
|Love is enough: though the World be a-waning,
And the woods have no voice but the voice of complaining,
Though the sky be too dark for dim eyes to discover
The gold-cups and daisies fair blooming thereunder,
Though the hills be held shadows, and the sea a dark wonder
And this day draw a veil over all deeds pass'd over,
Yet their hands shall not tremble, their feet shall not falter;
The void shall not weary, the fear shall not alter
These lips and these eyes of the loved and the lover.
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