possibly by John Henry Newman (1801 - 1890) and possibly by Louis Israel Newman (1893 - 1972)

I sought to hear the voice of God
Language: English 
I sought to hear the voice of God 
and climbed the topmost steeple, 
but God declared: "Go down again - 
I dwell among the people.

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