God answers sharp and sudden on some prayers,
And thrusts the thing we have prayed for in our face,
A gauntlet with a gift in it.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861) English poet
Aurora Leigh, Bk. II (1856)
Added on 10-Dec-07 | Last updated 10-Dec-07
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