Why, Stern of Heart, and Dull of Ear
St. Stephen's Day: At The Mattins.
Behold my witness is in Heaven, and my record is on high.Job xvi.
Source: Isaac Williams, Hymns Translated from the Parisian Breviary (London: J.G.F. & J. Rivington, 1839), p. 59.
Why, stern of heart, and dull of ear,
The heaven-born truth defy?
When full of Heaven he bids you hear,
Why doom the saint to die?
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