Cast in His dreadful lot;
Is not He too a servant,
And is not He forgot? . . .
"Wherefore was God in Golgotha,
Slain as a serf is slain;
And hate He had of prince and peer,
And love He had and made good cheer,
Of them that, like this woman here,
Go powerfully in pain."
~G.K. Chesterton: The Ballad of the White Horse, Book IV.
|Road to Calvary, by Pietro Lorenzetti. |
Fresco, c. 1320; Lower Church, San Francesco, Assisi.