The pillars of the house; or, Under wode, under rode, Volume 1

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Page 130 - And here we offer and present unto Thee, O Lord, ourselves, our souls and bodies, to be a reasonable, holy, and lively sacrifice unto Thee...
Page 38 - And ever against eating cares Lap me in soft Lydian airs Married to immortal verse, Such as the meeting soul may pierce In notes, with many a winding bout Of linked sweetness long drawn out, With wanton heed and giddy cunning, The melting voice through mazes running, Untwisting all the chains that tie The hidden soul of harmony; That Orpheus...
Page 156 - And selfish care kept down By the calm joy of evening That brought him to her side, To warn him with wise counsel, Or praise with tender pride. IX. Her heart, her life, her future, Her genius, only meant Another thing to give him, And be therewith content.
Page 59 - Such is conceit, whose rooting fails, As child that in the cradle quails, Or else within the mother's womb Hath his beginning and his tomb. Affection follows fortune's wheels, And soon is shaken from her heels; For, following beauty or estate, Her liking still is turned to hate.
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