The Lord descended from above, And bow'd the Heavens high, And underneath his Feet he cast The Darkness of the Sky. On [Cherubs and on Cherubims]1 Full royally he rode, And on the Wings of mighty Winds Came flying all abroad.
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1 Dyson: "Cherubim and Seraphim"
- by Thomas Sternhold (d. 1549) [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
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- by George Dyson (1883 - 1964), "O whither shall my troubled muse incline", 1945-9, from Quo Vadis: a Cycle of Poems, no. 3..
Researcher for this text: Harry Joelson
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