On The Tombstone Of James Christopher Wilson (d. April 11, 1884) In Headley Churchyard, Surrey

Thou our beloved and light of Earth hast crossed
The sea of darkness to the yonder shore.
There dost thou shine a light transferred, not lost,
Through love to kindle in our souls the more.

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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