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Post by aradlaw » August 18th, 2018, 4:31 pm

Compassion by Ella Wheeler Wilcox (1850 - 1919).

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Ella Wheeler Wilcox was an American author and poet. Her works include Poems of Passion and Solitude, which contains the lines "Laugh, and the world laughs with you; weep, and you weep alone". This poem is taken for the collection 'Poems of '. ( Wikipedia)
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Compassion by Ella Wheeler Wilcox, read for LibriVox.org by [your name].
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He was a failure, and one day he died.
Across the border of the mapless land
He found himself among a sad-eyed band
Of disappointed souls; they, too, had tried
And missed their purpose. With one voice they cried
Unto the shining Angel in command:
‘Oh, lead us not before our Lord to stand,
For we are failures, failures! Let us hide.’

Yet on the Angel fared, until they stood
Before the Master. (Even His holy place
The hideous noises of the earth assailed.)
Christ reached His arms out to the trembling brood,
With God’s vast sorrow in His listening face.
Come unto Me,’ He said; ‘I, too, have failed.’

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Post by grs2905 » August 19th, 2018, 11:55 am

Regards,

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Post by aradlaw » August 19th, 2018, 7:12 pm

Thank you Graham. :thumbs:
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Post by Algy Pug » August 19th, 2018, 8:48 pm

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Post by schrm » August 20th, 2018, 3:16 am

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Post by Foon » August 20th, 2018, 4:09 am

Foon - Constructive criticism is always welcome!

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Post by aradlaw » August 20th, 2018, 5:52 am

Thank you Algy, schrm and Foon. :thumbs:
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Post by aradlaw » August 20th, 2018, 6:28 am

Thank you Erin. :thumbs:
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Post by aradlaw » August 20th, 2018, 6:10 pm

Thank you Larry. :thumbs:
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Post by GregGiordano » August 21st, 2018, 8:16 pm

Here is my contribution to this project:

https://librivox.org/uploads/aradlaw/compassion_wilcox_gg_128kb.mp3

Run time is 1:17

Take care,

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Post by aradlaw » August 22nd, 2018, 5:21 am

Thank you Greg. :thumbs:
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Post by Nedge » August 22nd, 2018, 1:53 pm

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