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TO EMILIE BIGELOW HAPGOOD - PHILANTHROPIST, by                 Poet Analysis     Poet's Biography
First Line: Far from the seried ranks you sway
Last Line: And lift to hope a token!
Alternate Author Name(s): Tremaine, John
Subject(s): Charity; Hapgood, Emilie Bigelow; Philanthropy

Far from the seried ranks you sway,
Firm in your own believing
In that frail brotherhood, who stray
Sore anguishing, sore grieving.
Such hands as yours, adown the years
Enchain a faith unbroken,
They stay the dreary waste of tears,
And lift to Hope a token!

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