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[40] Woe to the priesthood! woe
     To those whose hire is with the price of blood;
Perverting, darkening, changing, as they go,
     The searching truths of God!

Their glory and their might
     Shall perish; and their very names shall be
Vile before all the people, in the light
     Of a world's liberty.

Oh, speed the moment on
     When Wrong shall cease, and Liberty and Love
And Truth and Right throughout the earth be known
     As in their home above.


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