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Poem by Florence Earle Coates


Victi Resurgunt


Heroes with eloquent flags unfurled
⁠      Have trumpeted loudly their just elation,
But the voice that hath sunk to the heart of the world
      ⁠Is the voice of renunciation.

It nothing vaunts, nor with idle sound
      ⁠Perplexes the currents of human feeling,
But speaks with the accent and note profound
⁠      Of deep unto deep appealing.

And Earthwho worships her victims slain
⁠      To faith's redeeming doth first awaken,
Recalling who, giving themselves in vain,
⁠      Seemed, even in death, forsaken!



Florence Earle Coates


Florence Earle Coates's other poems:
  1. Veiled
  2. Before the Hour
  3. Wouldst Thou Learn?
  4. Sappho
  5. Song (For Me the Jasmine Buds Unfold)


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