The Philosopher’s Stone by William Drennan

The stone of the Philosopher in vain
I sought through many lands, with toil and pain;
Return’d, and found it—ah! why did I roam?
It was the hearthstone of my humble home!

From: Drennan, William and Drennan, John Swanwick, Glendalloch, and Other Poems, by the Late Dr. Drennan, Second Edition, with Additional Verses by his Sons, 1859, William Robertson: Dublin, p. 137.

Date: 1859

By: William Drennan (1802-1873)

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