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" I should (said He) Bestow this jewel also on My creature, He would adore My gifts instead of Me, And rest in nature, not the God of nature : So both should losers be. Yet let him keep the rest, But keep them with repining restlessness : Let him be rich... "
The Poetical Works of George Herbert - Page 200
by George Herbert, Robert Aris Willmott - 1855 - 315 pages
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The retrospective review, Volume 3

1821
...For if I should,' said he, ' Bestow this jewel also on my creature, He would adore my gifts instead of me, And rest in nature, not the God of nature,...him keep the rest — But keep them, with repining restlessness — Let him be rich and weary ; that, at least, If goodness lead him not, yet weariness...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 3

Books - 1821
...For if I should,' said he, ' Bestow this jewel also on my creature, He would adore my gifts instead of me, And rest in nature, not the God of nature,...him keep the rest — But keep them, with repining restlessness — Let him be rich and weary ; that, at least, If goodness lead him not, yet weariness...
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The Retrospective review [ed. by H. Southern].

Henry Southern - 1821
...For if I should,' said he, ' Bestow this jewel also on my creature, He would adore my gifts instead of me, And rest in nature, not the God of nature,...him keep the rest — But keep them, with repining restlessness — Let him be rich and weary ; that, at least, If goodness lead him not, yet weariness...
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Retrospective Review: And Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 3

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - 1821
...For if I should,' said he, ' Bestow this jewel also on my creature, He would adore my gifts instead of me, And rest in nature, not the God of nature,...him keep the rest — But keep them, with repining restlessness — Let him be rich and weary ; that, at least, If goodness lead him not, yet weariness...
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American National Preacher: Or Original Monthly Sermons from ..., Volumes 27-30

Sermons, American - 1853
...lay. "For if I should, said he, Bestow this jewel also on my creature, He would adore my gifts instead of me ; And rest in nature, not the God of nature ; So both should losers be. " Yet let him keep the others, But keep them with repining restlessness ; Let him be rich and weary ; that at least, If goodness...
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The Microcosm: Or, Little World of Home, Volumes 1-3

1835
...lay. For if I should (said he) Bestow this jewel also on my creature, He would adore my gifts instead of me, And rest in nature, not the God of nature :...let him keep the rest, But keep them with repining restlessness : Let him be rich and weary, that at least, If goodness lead him not, yet weariness May...
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Sacred Classics, Or, Cabinet Library of Divinity, Volume 21

Richard Cattermole, Henry Stebbing - Christianity - 1835
...For if I should," said he, " Bestow this jewel also on my creature, He would adore my gifts instead of me ; And rest in nature, not the God of nature...let him keep the rest ; But keep them with repining restlessness: Let him be rich and weary ; that at least, If goodness lead him not, yet weariness May...
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Sacred poetry of the seventeenth century: including the whole of Giles ...

Giles Fletcher - Literary Criticism - 1836
..." For if I should," said he, " Bestow Ms jewel also on my creature, He would adore my gifts instead of me ; And rest in nature, not the God of nature...let him keep the rest ; But keep them with repining restlessness : Let him be rich and weary ; that at least, If goodness lead him not, yet weariness May...
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The Works of George Herbert, Volume 2

George Herbert - 1838
...lay. For if I should (said he) Bestow this jewel also on my creature, He would adore my gifts instead of me, And rest in Nature, not the God of Nature :...let him keep the rest, But keep them with repining restlessness : Let him be rich and weary, that at least, If goodness lead him not, yet weariness May...
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The temple: sacred poems and private ejaculations

George Herbert, Christopher Harvey - 1838 - 361 pages
...treasure, For if I should (said he) Bestow this jewel also on my creature, He would adore my gifts instead of me, And rest in Nature, not the God of Nature :...let him keep the rest, But keep them with repining restlessness : Let him be rich and weary, that at least, If goodness lead him not, yet weariness May...
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