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

St. Stephen

Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–1892)

(“The Two Voices”)

‘HE heeded not reviling tones,

Nor sold his heart to idle moans,

Tho’ cursed and scorn’d, and bruised with stones.’

‘But looking upward, full of grace,

He pray’d, and from a happy place

God’s glory smote him on the face.’