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" Let us (said he) pour on him all we can: Let the world's riches, which dispersed lie, Contract into a span. So strength first made a way; Then beauty flowed, then wisdom, honour, pleasure: When almost all was out, God made a stay, Perceiving that alone... "
The Retrospective Review - Page 221
1821
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The temple, sacred poems and private ejaculations. [With] The synagogue

George Herbert - 1703
...fins,, W f The Pulley. Hen God at firft made Man, Having a Glals of Bleffing ftanding by ; Let us (faid he) pour on him all we can : Let the World's Riches, which difperfed ly, Contraft into a Span, So So Strength firft made away : Then Beauty flow'd,then Wifdom,Hbnour,Pkafare:...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American ...

Charlotte Fiske Bates Rogé - American poetry - 1832 - 882 pages
...its place on high ! They that have seen thy look in death No more may fear to die. GEORGE HERBERT. THE PULLEY. WHEN God at first made man, Having a glass of blessing standing by Let us (said he) pour on him all we Let the world's riches,which dispersed Do...
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The Microcosm: Or, Little World of Home, Volumes 1-3

1835
...be coatinued.] THE PULLEY. BY GEORGE HERBERT. WHEN God at first made man, Having a glass of blessing standing by; Let us (said he) pour on him all we can...lie, Contract into a span. So strength first made a way ; Then beauty flow'd, then wisdom, honour, pleasure : When almost all was out, God made a stay,...
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Sacred Classics, Or, Cabinet Library of Divinity, Volume 21

Richard Cattermole, Henry Stebbing - Christianity - 1835
...as mine didst me restore. O be mine still ! Still make me thine ; Or rather make no thine and mine ! THE PULLEY. WHEN God at first made man, Having a glass of blessing standing by, " Let us," said he, " pour on him all we can : Let the world's riches, which...
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Sacred Poetry of the Seventeenth Century: Including the Whole of ..., Volume 1

Giles Fletcher - English poetry - 1836
...as mine didst me restore. O be mine still ! Still make me thine ; Or rather make no thine and mine ! THE PULLEY. WHEN God at first made man, Having a glass of blessing standing by, " Let us," said he, " pour on him all we can : Let the world's riches, which...
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The Works of George Herbert, Volume 2

George Herbert - 1838
...languish. I live to show his power, who once did bring My joys to weep, and now my griefs to sing. CXXIX. THE PULLEY. WHEN God at first made man, Having a glass of blessing standing by ; Let us (said he) pour on him all we can : Let the world's riches, which dispersed...
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The Temple: Sacred Poems and Private Ejaculations

George Herbert - 1838 - 361 pages
...and now my griefs to sing. CXXIX. THE PULLEY. WHEN God at first made man, Having a glass of blessing standing by ; Let us (said he) pour on him all we...lie, Contract into a span. So strength first made a way ; Then beauty flow'd, then wisdom, honour, pleasure : When almost all was out, God made a stay,...
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The Temple: Sacred Poems and Private Ejaculations

George Herbert - 1838 - 361 pages
...languish. I live to show his power, who once did bring My joys to weep, and now my griefs to sing. CXXIX. THE PULLEY. WHEN God at first made man, Having a glass of blessing standing by ; Let us (said he) pour on him all we can : Let the world's riches, which dispersed...
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The Temple: And the Country Parson

George Herbert - Christian poetry, English - 1842 - 369 pages
...languish. I live to shew His power, who once did bring My joys to weep ; and now, my griefs to sing. WHEN God at first made man, Having a glass of blessings...a span." So strength first made away ; Then beauty flowed ; then wisdom, honor, pleasure. When almost all was out, God made a stay ; Perceiving, that...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...gold, For that which God doth touch and own, Cannot for less be told. (Oddly called by Herbert ' Tho nd ilow'd ; then wisdom, honour, pleasure ; When almost all was out, God made a stay ; Perceiving that...
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