No Voice to Scold

(1939)
"No Voice to Scold" is the sixth song of Theodore Chanler's song cycle Eight Epitaphs, which sets the text of Walter de la Mare.

No Voice to Scold
by Walter de la Mare

No Voice to scold;
No face to frown;
No hand to smite
The helpless down:
Ay, Stranger, here
An Infant lies,
With worms for
Welcome Paradise.

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