Normale Version: THE USE OF ANGUISH.
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HE that hath once in heart and soul and sense
Absorbed the bitter juice of love that yearns
With incommunicable violence.
Still, though his love be dead and buried, burns :
Yea, if he feed not the remorseless flame
With fuel of strong thoughts for ever fresh,
The slow fire shrouded in a veil of shame
Corrodes his very substance, marrow and flesh.
Therefore in time take heed : of misery
Make wings for soaring o'er the source of pain :
Compel thy spirit's strife to strengthen thee :
And seek heaven's stars upon the hurricane
Of passionate anguish, that beyond control,
Pent in thy breast, would rack and rend thy soul.