Crédit Nominal

“Where wards are weak and foes encount’ring strong,
    Where mightier do assault than do defend,
The feebler part puts up enforcèd wrong,
    And silent sees that speech could not amend.
Yet higher powers must think, though they repine,
When sun is set, the little stars will shine.”

                                            – Robert Southwell                                                                 

                          [Scorn Not The Least]