Frederick George Scott



The Chamber of Peace

O God, uplift me from the earth
    And break the chains which bind me fast;
In Thee alone my soul had birth
    And Thou wilt be its home at last.

Withdraw the veil before mine eyes

    Which screens the spirit-world from view,
And let reflections from the skies
    Shine round me like the morning dew.

Thus in the world, and yet apart,
    Shall I find freedom and release,

And build within my secret heart
    A little chamber filled with peace. [Page 66]