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" And lives, and dies ; and knows not why To live, but that he thus may never leave to die. "
Steps to the Temple: Delights of the Muses, and Other Poems - Page 261
by Richard Crashaw - 1904 - 401 pages
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The Poetical Works of Richard Crashaw and Quarles' Emblems, Page 102

Richard Crashaw, Francis Quarles, George Gilfillan - Emblems - 1857 - 368 pages
...not/why To live, but that he still may die./ How kindly will thy gentle heart, Kiss the sweetly killing dart: And close in his embraces keep Those delicious wounds that weep Balsam, to heal themselves with thus; When these thy deaths so numerous, no Shall all at once die into...
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The Complete Works of Richard Crashaw

Richard Crashaw - Engelse digkuns - 1858 - 340 pages
...dies, and knows not why To live, but that he still may die ! How kindly will thy gentle heart Kiss the sweetly-killing dart ! And close in his embraces keep Those delicious wounds, that weep Balsam, to heal themselves with thus, When these thy deaths, so numerous, Shall all at once die into...
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The Complete Works of Richard Crashaw, Volume 2

Richard Crashaw, Alexander Balloch Grosart - 1873 - 594 pages
...death, in which who dyes Loues his death, and dyes again, And would for ever so be slain, And lines and dyes; and knowes not why To live, but that he thus may neuer leaue to dv.' It is deeply significant to find such a Hymn as that written while ' yet among...
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The Church quarterly review, Volumes 96-97

1923
...funerall. His is the Dart must make the Death Whose stroke shall tast thy hallow'd breath. * • * * • And that there be Fitt executioners for Thee, The...To live, But that he thus may never leave to Dy.' It may perhaps interest some to recall that the first two verses of the hymn in the Breviary for Vespers...
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Poems of Richard Crashaw

Richard Crashaw - 1887 - 116 pages
...100 Loves his death, and dies again And would for ever so be slain. And lives, and dies ; and knows not why To live, but that he thus may never leave to die. How kindly will thy gentle heart 105 Kiss the sweetly-killing dart ! And close in his embraces...
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English Poems, Volumes 1-2

Richard Crashaw - Poets, English - 1900 - 290 pages
...dies Loves his death, and dies again, And would for ever so be slain. And lives, and dies ; and knows not why To live, but that he thus may never leave to die. HYMN TO S. TERESA. 89 How kindly will thy gentle heart Kiss the sweetly-killing dart ! And close...
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English Poems, Volumes 1-2

Richard Crashaw - Poets, English - 1900
...dies Loves his death, and dies again, And would for ever so be slain. And lives, and dies ; and knows not why To live, but that he thus may never leave to die. How kindly will thy gentle heart Kiss the sweetly-killing dart ! And close in his embraces keep...
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The English Poems of Richard Crashaw

Richard Crashaw - 1901 - 284 pages
...-- Loves his death, and dies again, And would for ever so be slain. And lives, and dies ; and knows not why To live, but that he thus may never leave to die. ' How kindly will thy gentle heart Kiss the sweetly-killing dart, And close in his embraces keep...
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Life in Poetry: Law in Taste: Two Series of Lectures Delivered in Oxford ...

William John Courthope - Aesthetics - 1901 - 452 pages
...Saint's experiences in the moment of death : How kindly will thy gentle heart Kiss the sweetly killing dart: And close in his embraces keep Those delicious wounds that weep Balsam, to heal themselves with thus ; When these thy deaths so numerous Shall all at once die into...
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From Milton to Johnson

Richard Garnett - English literature - 1903
...dies, and knows not why To live, but that he still may die ! How kindly will thy gentle heart Kiss the sweetly-killing dart ! And close in his embraces keep Those delicious wounds, that weep Balsam, to heal themselves with thus, When these thy deaths, so numerous, Shall all at once die into...
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