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W. Garrett Horder, comp. The Poets’ Bible: New Testament. 1895.

Christ to Thomas

Richard Crashaw (C.) (c. 1613–1649)

HARSH faith, and wouldst thou probe these signs of woe?

O cruel fingers, would ye prove God so?

Touch them lest thou shouldest doubt? Then have thy will;

But ah, thy doubting makes them deeper still.