Giffin, A. Clare.  “Running Waters.” University Magazine 8 (1909): 407.

Running Waters

There were four rivers in Eden old:
(Running waters may never cease)
They fed the apple’s mellowing gold,
And the red rose tree in the garden mould,
And the grasses that hid the serpent cold.
(The rivers are restless and know not peace.)

There are four rivers that flow in Hell:
(Running waters may never cease)
They circle the lovers that erst loved well,
And the aimless sinners no man may tell,
And the souls that struggled in vain and fell.
(Here by the rivers may none find peace.)

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