Gerard Manley Hopkins, “The Leaden Echo & the Golden Echo (read by Richard Burton)”
theartofgooglebooks, “Lines by Goethe as handwritten epigraph.” Digitized 16 October 2009.
Die and become!
For so long as you have not attained it,
you will be only a gloomy guest
on this dark Earth.
From the title page of Dying to Self: A Golden Dialogue by William Law and Andrew Murray (1898). Original from Columbia University.
Active Child, “His Eye is on the Sparrow”