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" Her household to me, and I should be just. Yet, though thou troublest me, I must be meek ; In weakness must be stout. Well, I will change the service, and go seek Some other Master out. Ah, my dear God ! though I am clean forgot, Let me not love thee,... "
The Works of George Herbert: In Prose and Verse - Page 42
by George Herbert - 1865 - 466 pages
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...me feed: While He is mine, and I am His, What can I want or need? 4565 'Afflictlon (1)' Ah, my dear Absolute rule. 7595 Paradise Lost 4566 Let all the world in ev'ry corner sing My God and King. 4567 The chicken is the country's, but...
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Henry V

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1998 - 330 pages
...espied, Who straight, 'Your suit is granted,' said, and died. i'Redemption'i Ah, my deare God, though l am clean forgot. Let me not love Thee, if I love Thee not. i'Affliction i'i ln both cases - and in scores of others structurally similar - the statements themselves...
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Heart-work: George Herbert and the Protestant Ethic

Cristina Malcolmson - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 297 pages
...be meek; In weakness must be stout. Well, I will change the service, and go seek Some other master out. Ah my deare God! though I am clean forgot, Let me not love thee, if I love thee not. (55-66) The two types of love in "Affliction" (I) are less clear than those in Sidney's sonnet #61:...
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The Edge of Meaning

James Boyd White - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 296 pages
...be meek; In weaknesse must be stout. Well, I will change the service, and go seek Some other master out. Ah my deare God! though I am clean forgot, Let me not love thee, if I love thee not. Here the speaker tells the story of his life, which is of course a version of Herbert's own. As he...
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From Cells to Souls, and Beyond: Changing Portraits of Human Nature

Malcolm A. Jeeves - Religion - 2004 - 252 pages
...of us can sympathize with the way George Herbert cries out in his poem "Affliction (I)", Ah my dear God! Though I am clean forgot, Let me not love Thee, if I love Thee not. It is not surprising that those religious individuals who are thus concerned to avoid self-deceptions...
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Public Life and the Place of the Church: Reflections to Honour the Bishop of ...

Richard Harries, Michael W. Brierley - Religion - 2006 - 236 pages
...Job, to his own integrity: 36. The Collar', in Hutchinson (ed.), Works of George Herbert, pp. 153-54. Ah my deare God! though I am clean forgot, Let me not love thee, if I love thee not.'8 These two lines are at once irreducible and an opening to contradictory possibilities: of being...
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The English Poems of George Herbert

George Herbert, Helen Wilcox - Literary Collections - 2007 - 740 pages
...me not ev'ry day.' 3. See Psalms xxxi 14 (quoted in note to lines 1-3) and 34 Affliction (I) 65-6: Ah my deare God! though I am clean forgot, / Let me not love thee, if I love thee not.' 4. a wonder. See Psalms Ixxi 7 (AV): 'I am as a wonder unto many; but thou art my strong refuge. 'Thekla...
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