Astra Castra

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Departed to the judgment,
A mighty afternoon;
Great clouds like ushers leaning,
Creation looking on.

The flesh surrendered, cancelled,
The bodiless begun;
Two worlds, like audiences, disperse
And leave the soul alone.

First print Time and Eternity III, 3
Johnson 524 | Franklin 399

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