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Page 223 - And now in age I bud again, After so many deaths I live and write; I once more smell the dew and rain, And relish versing: O my only light, It cannot be That I am he, On whom thy tempests fell all night.
Page 142 - When thou hast done, thou has not done, For I have more. Wilt thou forgive that sin which I have won Others to sin, and made my sin their door? Wilt thou forgive that sin which I did shun A year or two, but wallowed in a score? *° When thou hast done, thou hast not done, For I have more.
Page 294 - If it be for thy glory, I beseech thee give me some sign from heaven ; if not, I shall suppress it.
Page 147 - Now I am here, what thou wilt do with me None of my books will show. I read and sigh and wish I were a tree, For sure then I should grow To fruit or shade. At least some bird would trust Her household to me, and I should be just.
Page 131 - ... leave this valley of tears, and be free from all fevers and pain ; and, which will be a more happy condition, I shall be free from sin, and all the temptations and anxieties that attend it ; and this being past, I shall dwell in the New Jerusalem ; dwell there with men made perfect ; dwell where these eyes shall see my Master and Saviour, Jesus ; and with him see my dear mother, and all my relations and friends.
Page 164 - And true descent ; that when thou shalt grow fat, And wanton in thy cravings, thou may'st know, That flesh is but the glass, which holds the dust That measures all our time ; which also shall Be crumbled into dust.
Page 167 - As serve him up who all the world commands. When God vouchsafeth to become our fare, Their hands convey him who conveys their hands...