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Yea! and so holy was the influence...

From the November 1884 issue of The Christian Science Journal


Yea! and so holy was the influence Of that high dawn that came with victory, That, far and near, in homes of men there spread An unknown peace. Kings at fierce war called truce; the sick men leaped Laughing from beds of pain, And the priests stood with the people in the streets Watching the golden splendors flood the sky, And saying, "There hath happed some mighty thing.