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Aesthetic Papers/Hymn of a Spirit Shrouded

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HYMN OF A SPIRIT SHROUDED.

O God! who, in thy dear still heaven,
  Dost sit, and wait to see
The errors, sufferings, and crimes
  Of our humanity,
How deep must be thy Causal love!
  How whole thy final Care!
Since Thou, who rulest over all,
  Canst see, and yet canst bear.

This work was published before January 1, 1924, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.