Golgotha

Original Text: 
John Todhunter, Forest Songs and Other Poems (London: Kegan Paul, Trench and Co., 1881): 58. 11653.g.2 British Library
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1On his cross still hangs the Saviour,
2    Bears our sins in dreadful sum,
3Eighteen centuries and three quarters,
4    Yet his kingdom is not come.
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5"It is finished!" Was it finished
6    When thy path of pain was trod?
7Thou didst bear the sins of mortals,
8    Who shall bear the sins of God?
Publication Start Year: 
1881
RPO poem Editors: 
Ian Lancashire
RPO Edition: 
RPO 2001.
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