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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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Treasury of Choice Quotations

Treasury - 1869 - 458 Seiten
...Rdmnnd Spenser. JOSHUA SYLVESTER. 1563-1618. ' O, 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. The Sours E * Sylvester is now generally regarded as the author of ' The Soul's Errand,' long attributed...
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Choice Specimens of English Literature: Selected from the Chief English ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, William Smith - 1869 - 477 Seiten
...to Sir Walter Raleigh by many able orlUci 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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Favourite English poems and poets

English poems - 1870 - 672 Seiten
...To live with thee and be thy love. THE LIE. , soul, the body's guest, Upon a thankless errand ! Fear not to touch the best, The truth shall be thy warrant...lie. Tell potentates, they live Acting by others' action, Not loved unless they give, Not strong but by a faction : If potentates reply, Give potentates...
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Class-book of English Poetry from Chaucer to Tennyson

1870 - 597 Seiten
...reason to doubt that it was his composition. Go, soul, the body's guest, Upon a thankless errand! Fear not to touch the best ; The truth shall be thy warrant....lie. Tell potentates — they live Acting by others' action, Not loved unless they give, Not strong but by a faction. If Potentates reply, Give Potentates...
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The Courtly Poets from Raleigh to Montrose

Sir Walter Raleigh, Sir Henry Wotton - 1870 - 261 Seiten
...must die, And give the world the lie. Say to the court, it glows And shines like rotten wood ; Say to the church, it shows What's good, and doth no good...lie. Tell potentates, they live Acting by others' action ; Not loved unless they give, Not strong but by a faction : If potentates reply, Give potentates...
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CHOICE SPECIMENS OF ENGLISH LITERATURE

THOMAS B. SHAW - 1870
...Walter Kaleigh by many able critics. Go, Soul, tho1 Body's guest, Upon a thankless errand ; Fear riot 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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A Critical History of English Literature: From the beginnings to the ..., Band 1

David Daiches - 1980 - 245 Seiten
...must be the product of deliberate control: Go, soul, the body's guest, Upon a thankless arrant. Fear not to touch the best; "* The truth shall be thy warrant....since I needs must die, And give the world the lie. . . . This is the first stanza of a thirteen-stanza poem, "The Lie," in which every stanza except the...
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English Renaissance Poetry: a Collection of Shorter Poems from Skelton To... (p)

...must die, And give the world the lie. Say to the court, it glows And shines like rotten wood; Say to the church it shows What's good, and doth no good:...and court reply, Then give them both the lie. Tell potentate thsy lir? Acting by others' action; Not loved unless they give, Not strong but by affection:...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - 1992 - 1132 Seiten
...(1. 1—6) BoLoP; E1L, NAEL-1; OBSC; SiPS 6 Go, Soul, the body's guest. Upon a thankless arrant: Fear t, Shall be a soldier's sepulchre. (1. 29-32) On Some...African Novelists 5 They use the snaffle and the c (1. 1—6) AAS; ChTr; CTC; EBEV; FaBoPV; HAP; InvP; LiTB; NAEL-1; NOBE; NoP; OBSC; OPOP; PoEL-2; QFR;...
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America's British Culture

Russell Kirk - 1993 - 122 Seiten
...Here are four stanzas of the poem's thirteen. Go, soul, the body's guest Upon a thankless arrant. Fear not to touch the best; The truth shall be thy warrant....since I needs must die, And give the world the lie. Say to the court, it glows And shines like rotten wood; Say to the church, it shows What's good, and...
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