A life of beauty lends to all it sees
The beauty of its thought;
And fairest forms, and sweetest harmonies
Make glad its way unsought.
Sure stands the promise,—ever to the meek
A heritage is given;
Nor lose they Earth who, single-hearted, seek
The righteousness of Heaven!
This is a selection of the poem "The Christian Tourists" by John Greenleaf Whittier
- Born on December 17th, 1807 in Haverhill, Massachusetts and died on September 7th, 1892 in Hampton Falls, New Hampshire.
- American poet Active in the anti-slavery movement Most popular work is "Snow-Bound"