Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, HOLY SATURDAY (1), by JOHN BANISTER TABB

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HOLY SATURDAY (1), by             Poet's Biography
First Line: I came, o death, to conquer thee
Last Line: And teach mankind thy charity.
Alternate Author Name(s): Father Tabb
Subject(s): Easter; Holidays; The Resurrection

I came, O Death, to conquer thee,
And overcome the Grave;
But thou wast tenderer to me
Than those I sought to save.
Henceforth in benediction be,
And teach mankind thy charity.

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