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

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Crosby, Nichols, Lee, 1860 - 386 pages
 

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Page 93 - 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...
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Page 73 - 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
Page 264 - Upon Thine altar burnt ? Cannot Thy love Heighten a spirit to sound out Thy praise As well as any she ? Cannot Thy dove Outstrip their Cupid easily in flight ? Or, since Thy ways are deep, and still the same, Will not a verse run smooth that bears Thy name ? Why doth that fire, which by Thy power and might Each breast does feel, no braver fuel choose Than that which one day worms may chance refuse ? " Sure, Lord, there is enough in Thee to dry Oceans of ink...
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Page 73 - 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 it doth remove Those things which elemented it. But we, by a love so much...
Page 99 - 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.
Page 115 - His aspect was cheerful, and such as gave a silent testimony of a clear knowing soul, and of a conscience at peace with itself. His melting eye showed that he had a soft heart, full of noble compassion ; of too brave a soul to offer injuries, and too much a Christian not to pardon them in others.
Page 193 - ... not an open enemy, that hath done me this dishonour : for then I could have borne it.
Page 285 - To my 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.

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