We cannot kindle when we will
The fire that in the heart resides,
The spirit bloweth and is still,
In mystery our soul abides; —
But tasks, in hours of insight willed,
Can be through hours of gloom fulfilled.

Matthew Arnold (1822-1888) English poet and critic
Morality, st. 1 (1852)

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Added on 30-Oct-09 | Last updated 30-Oct-09
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