The Lives of Dr. John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Mr. Richard Hooker, Mr. George Herbert, and Dr. Robert Sanderson

John Major, 1825 - 503 Seiten

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Seite 51 - When thou hast done, thou has not done, For I have more. Wilt thou forgive that sin which I have won Others to sin, and made my sin 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.
Seite 28 - 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 284 - Sure, Lord, there is enough in thee to dry Oceans of ink ; for, as the deluge did Cover the earth, so doth thy majesty : Each cloud distils thy praise, and doth forbid Poets to turn it to another use. Roses and lilies speak thee ; and to make A pair of cheeks of them, is thy abuse.
Seite 51 - 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,
Seite 314 - SUCCESSOR. If thou chance for to find A new house to thy mind, And built without thy cost ; Be good to the poor, As God gives thee store, And then my labour's not lost.
Seite 57 - Since I am coming to that holy room Where, with Thy choir of saints for evermore, I shall be made Thy music; as I come I tune the instrument here at the door, And what I must do then, think here before.
Seite 482 - ... government, our manner of God's worship, our praising and praying to him, and our established ceremonies, as often as their tender consciences shall require us. And, in this examination...
Seite 70 - I hope are available for me. I cannot plead innocency of life, especially of my youth ; but I am to be judged by a merciful God, who is not willing to see what I have done amiss. And though of myself I have nothing to present to him but sins and misery, yet I know he looks not upon me now as I am of myself, but as I am in my Saviour, and hath given me even at this present time some testimonies by his Holy Spirit, that I am of the number of his elect. I am therefore full of inexpressible joy, and...
Seite 123 - An Ambassador is an honest man, sent to lie " abroad for the good of his country.
Seite 282 - Delivered of her, that some Fathers be Loth to believe one woman could do this: But think these Magdalens were two or three. Increase their number, Lady, and their fame: To their devotion add your innocence: Take so much of th...

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