The lives of dr. John Donne, sir Henry Wotton, mr. Richard Hooker, mr. George Herbert, and dr. Robert Sanderson

Bell and Daldy, 1864 - 403 Seiten

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Seite 40 - Wilt thou forgive that sin where I begun, Which was my sin, though it were done before? Wilt thou forgive that sin, through which I run, And do run still, though still I do deplore? When thou hast done, thou hast not done, For I have more. Wilt thou forgive that sin which I have won Others to sin, and made my sin their door?
Seite 25 - I have seen a dreadful vision since I saw you : " I have seen my dear wife pass twice by me through " this room, with her hair hanging about her " shoulders, and a dead child in her arms : this I
Seite 293 - Ferrar, and tell him he shall find in it a picture of the many spiritual conflicts that have passed betwixt God and my soul, before I could subject mine to the will of Jesus my Master ; in whose service I have now found perfect freedom...
Seite 27 - Our two souls therefore, which are one, Though I must go, endure not yet A breach, but an expansion, Like gold to airy thinness beat. If they be two, they are two so As stiff twin compasses are two; Thy soul, the fix'd foot, makes no show To move, but doth, if th
Seite 40 - ... their door? Wilt Thou forgive that sin which I did shun A year or two — but wallowed in a score ? When Thou hast done, Thou hast not done, For I have more. "I have a sin of fear, that when...
Seite 141 - GOD, with much ease ;' and presently delivered into his hand a walking-staff; with which he professed he had travelled through many parts of Germany.
Seite 252 - Her household to me, and I should be just. Yet, though Thou troublest me, I must be meek ; In weakness must be stout ; Well, I will change the service, and go seek Some other master out. Ah, my dear God ! though I am clean forgot, Let me not love Thee, if I love Thee not.
Seite 96 - An Ambassador is an honest man, sent to lie " abroad for the good of his country.
Seite 27 - As virtuous men pass mildly away, And whisper to their souls to go, Whilst some of their sad friends do say 'The breath goes now,' and some say 'No'; So let us melt, and make no noise, No tear-floods nor sigh-tempests move; 'Twere profanation of our joys To tell the laity our love. Moving of th' earth brings harms and fears, Men reckon what it did and meant; But trepidation of the spheres, Though greater far, is innocent. Dull sublunary lovers' love, Whose soul is sense, cannot admit Absence, because...
Seite 185 - My Lord, when I lost the freedom of my cell, which was my college; yet, I found some degree of it in my quiet country parsonage : but I am weary of the noise and oppositions of this place, and indeed God and nature did not intend me for contentions, but for study and quietness.

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