The sea of faith Was once, too, at the f...

The sea of faith Was once, too, at the full, and round earth's shore Lay like the folds of a bright girdle furled. But now I only hear Its melancholy, long, withdrawing roar, Retreating, to the breath Of the night-wind, down the vast edges drear And naked shingles of the world.

Author: Matthew Arnold

folds sea shingles edges round earth earth withdrawing world wind long faith melancholy night shore naked


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