Monday, December 09, 2013

The Immaculate Conception

Hail, city of refuge!
Hail, David's high tower!
With battlements crown'd
And girded with power!

Filled at thy Conception
With love and with light!
The dragon by thee
Was shorn of his might!

O Woman most valiant!
O Judith thrice blest!
As David was nurs'd
On fair Abisag's breast;

As the Saviour of Egypt
Upon Rachel's knee:
So the world's great Redeemer
Was cherish'd by thee:


1 comment:

  1. What a beautiful painting and poem of the Immaculate Conception, thanks very much. It reminds me of "tota pulchra est, Maria", "you are all beautiful, Mary".


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