The Burden Of Strength

George Meredith 1828 (Portsmouth, Hampshire) – 1909 (Box Hill, Surrey)

If that thou hast the gift of strength, then know
Thy part is to uplift the trodden low;
Else in a giant's grasp until the end
A hopeless wrestler shall thy soul contend.

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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