Justice Is the Antidote for Vengeance

Music: Subdivision of the Masses.
By Philipp Weigl.
Performed by Philipp Weigl at the Free Music Archive
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Justice is the antidote for vengeance,
Undoing the tight knot of rage and pain.
Symmetry is ever its ideal,
The balanced grief that might the grievance seal,
In point of fact not easy to attain.
Cool heads and burning hearts must shape a penance
Equal to the honor of the slain.

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