Belshazzar Had a Letter

PL

Belshazzar had a letter, —
He never had but one;
Belshazzar’s correspondent
Concluded — and begun
In that immortal copy:
The conscience of us all
Can read without its glasses
On revelation’s wall.

First print Life XXV, 25
Johnson 1459 | Franklin 1487

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