Books: Great Minor Poet

FRANCIS THOMPSON: IN HIS PATHS—Terence L. Connolly—Bruce ($2.75).

"Strange, piteous, futile thing!

Wherefore should any set thee love apart?

Seeing none but I makes much of naught" (He said),

"And human love needs human meriting:

How hast thou merited—"Of all man's clotted clay the dingiest


Alack, thou knowest not How little worthy of any love thou art?

Whom wilt thou find to love ignoble


Save Me, save only Me? All which I took from thee I did but


Not for thy harms, But just that thou might'st seek it in

My arms.

All which thy child's mistake...

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