Pride

(1979)

"Pride" is the first song of Robert Beaser's song cycle Seven Deadly Sins.

Pride
by Anthony Hecht


"For me Almighty God Himself has died,"
Said one who formerly rebuked his pride
With, "Father, I am not worthy," and here denied
The Mercy by which each of us is tried.


Source: from The Hard Hours by Anthony Hecht, 1967.


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