by: Frederick William Faber
- MID the
- Gods endless Word was spoken;
- None heard but He who always spake,
- And the silence was unbroken.
- Oh marvellous! Oh worshipful!
- No song or sound is heard,
- But everywhere and every hour,
- In love, in wisdom, and in power,
- The Father speaks His dear Eternal Word!
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"Eternal Silences" is
reprinted from The Oxford Book of English Mystical Verse.
Ed. Nicholson & Lee. Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1917.