Poems

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Privately printed, 1869 - 230 עמודים
 

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עמוד 226 - I shall suppress it. 1 had no sooner spoken these words, but a loud though yet gentle noise .came from the heavens (for it was like nothing on earth) which did so comfort and cheer me, that I took, my petition as granted, and that I had the sign I demanded, whereupon also I resolved to print my book : this (how strange soever it may seem) I protest before the Eternal God is true, neither am I any way superstitiously deceived herein, since I did not only clearly hear the noise, but in the serenest...
עמוד 122 - Why, all the souls that were, were forfeit once ; • And He that might the vantage best have took, Found out the remedy : How would you be, If he, which is the top of judgment, should But judge you as you are ? O, think on that ; And mercy then will breathe within your lips, Like man new made.
עמוד 226 - Veritate in my hand, and kneeling on my knees, devoutly said these words : ' O thou Eternal God, Author of the light which now shines upon me, and giver of all inward illuminations, I do beseech Thee of Thy infinite goodness to pardon a greater request than a sinner ought to make. I am not satisfied enough whether I shall publish this book De Veritate.
עמוד 226 - Veritate, in my hand, and, kneeling on my knees, devoutly said these words: — ' ' O thou eternal God, Author of the light which now shines upon me, and Giver of all inward illuminations, I do beseech Thee, of Thy infinite goodness, to pardon a greater request than a sinner ought to make ; I am not satisfied enough whether I shall publish this book, De Veritate; if it be for Thy glory, I beseech Thee give me some sign from heaven ; if not, I shall suppress it.
עמוד 226 - I must either renounce the authority of all that had written formerly concerning the method of finding out truth, and consequently insist upon my own way, or hazard myself to a general censure, concerning the whole argument of my book ; I must confess it did not a little animate me, that the two great persons...
עמוד 125 - Pembroke was," says Anthony Wood, " not only a great favourer of learned and ingenious men, but was himself learned, and endowed to admiration with a poetical geny, as by those amorous and poetical aires and poems of his composition doth evidently appear ; some of which had musical notes set to them by Hen. Lawes, and Nich. Laneare.
עמוד 175 - He di'd indeed not as an aftor dies To die to day, and live againe to morrow, In fhew to pleafe the audience, or difguife The idle habit of inforced forrow : The Crofle his ftage was, and he plaid the part Of one that for his friend did pawne his heart. His heart he pawnd, and yet not for his friend, For who was friend to him, or who did love him ' But to his deadly foe he did extend His deareft blood to them that did reprove him, For fuch as tooke his life from him, he gave Such life, as by his...
עמוד 169 - Here shall the wantons for a downy bed, Be rackt on pallets of stil-burning steele: Here shall the glutton, that hath dayly fed, On choice of daintie diet, hourely feele Worse meat then toads, & beyond time be drencht In flames of fire, that neuer shall be quencht.
עמוד 14 - Loke who that is most vertuous alway, Prive and apert, and most entendeth ay To do the gentil dedes that he can, And take him for the gretest gentilman.
עמוד 12 - To die to day, and live againe to Morrow, In shew to please the audience, or disguise The idle habit of inforced sorrow: The crosse his stage was, and he plaid the part Of one that for his friend did pawne his heart.

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