But Men Loved Darkness rather than Light

Original Text: 
Richard Crashaw, Steps to the Temple (1646); facs. edn. (Scolar Press, 1970). PR 3386 A75 1970 Robarts Library
2The world will love its darkness still.
3I doubt though when the world's in hell,
4It will not love its darkness half so well.

Notes

1] See John iii.19. Back to Line
Publication Start Year: 
1646
RPO poem Editors: 
N. J. Endicott
RPO Edition: 
2RP 1.342.
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