Poetry of Kansas


That which steals the tender love and mercy
       from the heart of man,
    That which fills the mother's bosom full of
        bitterness and woe,
That which makes of noble family a base,
        ignoble clan,
    That, of all existing evils, is the greatest
        that I know.

__Colfax Burgoyne Harman


Poems Of Sentiment
Colfax Burgoyne Harman
(Valley Falls, Kansas: Harman Publishing. 1905)
Page 332

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