ART: Uplands And Sky by Adrian Stokes

Uplands and Sky 1886-8 by Adrian Stokes 1854-1935
Courtesy Tate Museum

Rise, O my soul, with thy desires to heaven,

And with divinest contemplation use

Thy time where time’s eternity is given,

And let vain thoughts no more thy thoughts abuse;

But down in darkness let them lie:

So live thy better, let thy worse thoughts die!

–Sir Walter Raleigh.