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" Say to the court, it glows, And shines like rotten wood; Say to the church, it shows What's good, and doth no good. If church and court reply, Then give them both the lie. Tell potentates they live Acting by others' action; Not loved unless they give,... "
Specimens of the British poets - Seite 38
von British poets - 1809
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Band 1

Robert Chambers - 1853
...thee and be thy love. The SouTt Errand. Go, soul, the body's guest, Upon a thankless errand 1 Fear not to touch the best, The truth shall be thy warrant ; Go, since I needs must die, And gire the world the lie. Go, tell the court it glows, And shines like rotten wood ; Go, tell the church...
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A cyclopædia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia - 1853 - 733 Seiten
...Roscommon. LIE. Go, soul, the body's guest, Upon a thankless errand; Fear not to touch the best, For truth shall be thy warrant; Go, since I needs must die, And give the world the lie. Raleigh. Let falsehood be a stranger to thy lips. Shame on the policy that first began To tamper with...
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Salad for the solitary, by an epicure [signing himself F.S.].

F. S., Frederick Saunders - 1853 - 284 Seiten
...world the he. Go, tell the Court it glows And shines like soften wood ; Go, tell the Church it sAotoj What's good, and doth no good. If Church and Court reply, Then give them both the lie." 'When on the scaffold, he desired to see the axe ; and feeling the edge of it, said to the sheriff,...
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Recollections of a Literary Life

Mary Russell Mitford - 1855 - 558 Seiten
...deform too many of our finest old lyrics. Go, Soul, the body's guest, Upon a thankless errand j Fear not to touch the best, The truth shall be thy warrant....give the world the lie. Go tell the Court it glows fc,. And shines like rotten wood; Go tell the Church it shows Men's good, and doth no good: If Church...
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A Collection of Familiar Quotations: With Complete Indices of Authors and ...

John Bartlett - 1856 - 358 Seiten
...SYLVESTER. 1563-1818. The Soul's Errand* Go, Soul, the body's guest, Upon a thankless errand ! Fear not to touch the best : The truth shall be thy warrant,...since I needs must die, And give the world the lie. RICHARD BARNFIELD. Address to the Nightingale.^ As it fell upon a day, In the merry month of May, Sitting...
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Laconics, Or The Best Words of the Best Authors

1856
...CCCCXXXIX. Go, soul, the body's guest, Upon a thankless errand, Fear not to touch the best For truth must be thy warrant ; Go, since I needs must die, And give the world the lie. • * * Tell wit how much it wrangles, In treble points of niceness, Tell wisdom she entangles Herself...
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The Christian witness and church members' magazine [ed. by J. Campbell ...

John Campbell - 1857
...for God will be our refuge and strength. " Go, soul, the body's guest, Upon a thankless errand, Fear not to touch the best. The truth shall be thy warrant...since I needs must die, And give the world the lie. ' Tell Zeal it lacks devotion, Tell Love it is but lust, Tell Time it is but motion, Toll Flesh it...
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Recollections of a Literary Life, Or, Books, Places, and People, Band 1

Mary Russell Mitford - 1857 - 376 Seiten
...the lie. Go tell the Court it glows And shines like rotten wood ; Go tell the Church it shows Men's good, and doth no good : If Church and Court reply,...lie.] Tell potentates they live Acting by others' sctions, Not loved unless they give, Not strong but by their factions : If potentates reply, Give potentates...
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Class Book of Poetry: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English ...

John Seely Hart - 1857 - 384 Seiten
...WALTER RALEIGH. 1552-1618. The Soul's Errand. Go, soul, the body's guest, Upon a thankless errand ! Fear not to touch the best, The truth shall be thy warrant;...since I needs must die, And give the world the lie. Tell potentates, they live Acting by others' actions, Not loved unless they give, Not strong but by...
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Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1848 - 776 Seiten
...that celestial thief! THE SOUL'S ERRAND.3 Go, Soul, the Body's guest, Upon a thankless errand ; Fear not to touch the best; The truth shall be thy warrant. Go, since I needs must die, And give them all the lie. Go, tell the Court it glows, And shines like painted wood ; Go, tell the Church it...
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