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THE SPHINX

BY JOHN DUNCAN

‘As the waters fail from the sea,
And the flood decayeth and drieth up,
So Man lieth down, and riseth not
Till the heavens be no more.’

MLA citation:

Duncan, John. “The Sphinx.” The Evergreen: A Northern Seasonal, vol. 4, Winter 1896-7, p. 64. The Yellow Nineties 2.0, edited by Lorraine Janzen Kooistra, Ryerson University Centre for Digital Humanities, 2018. https://1890s.ca/egv4_duncan_sphinx/