OH, there are moments in our life,
When the dim marshes of the mind,
Those livid swamps, where birds of strife
Beat up against a sullen wind.
Sink, drowned, in one tremendous flood,
Full-brimmed, resistless, like the sea.
I rose and praised God where I stood.
When such a moment came to me!
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