Frances Sargent Locke Osgood

1811-1850

 

Fanny's Error

by Frances Sargent Locke Osgood

Fanny shuts her smiling eyes,
Then, because she cannot see, --
Thoughtless simpleton! she cries,
Ah! you can't see me!

Fanny's like the sinner vain,
Who with spirit shut and dim,
Thinks because he sees not Heaven,
Heaven cannot see him!

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