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A PRAYER TO THE LORDS
OF DREAM

All things have conspired against me
To fill my heart with unrest.
Let me hide the world from remembrance;
To dream were surely best,
For the warring of flesh and spirit
Can only be drowned in dreams.
O Lords of the Silver Shadow,
Be tender with my dreams,
Lest even my dreams should conspire
To fill my heart with unrest.

                                                                        Cecil French.

MLA citation:

French, Cecil. “A Prayer to the Lords of Dream,” The Green Sheaf vol. 2, 1903, p. 4. Green Sheaf Digital Edition, edited by Lorraine Janzen Kooistra, 2021. Yellow Nineties 2.0, Ryerson University Centre for Digital Humanities, 2020. https://1890s.ca/GSV2-french-prayer/