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George Herbert (Archaeologist)

is folly unless grace guide it.
George Herbert grace
To write a verse or two is all the praise That I can raise.
George Herbert write
Sweet spring, full of sweet days and roses, A box where sweets compacted lie.
George Herbert sweet
Like summer friends, Flies of estate and sunneshine.
George Herbert friends
Bibles laid open, millions of surprises.
George Herbert bible
Man is one world, and hath Another to attend him.
George Herbert world
Wouldst thou both eat thy cake and have it?
George Herbert
Do well and right, and let the world sink.
George Herbert world
My meaning (dear Mother) is in these sonnets, to declare my resolution to be, that my poor abilities in poetry, shall be all and ever consecrated to God's glory.
George Herbert poetry
It (my book) is a picture of the many spiritual conflicts that have passed between God and my soul, before I could subject mine to the will of Jesus, my Master, in whose service I have now found perfect freedom. (Maycock, A L, Nicholas Ferrar of Little Gidding. SPCK, London, 1938).
George Herbert freedom
A verse may finde him,who a sermon flies And turns delight into a sacrifice Verse 1 Line 5&6.
George Herbert light
Drink not the third glass, which thou canst not tame, When once it is within thee. Lines 25-26.
George Herbert wit
Dare to be true. Nothing can need a lie: A fault, which needs it most, grows two thereby. Lines 77-78.
George Herbert true
By all means use sometimes to be alone. Line 145.
George Herbert time
By no means run in debt: take thine own measure. Who cannot live on twenty pound a year, Cannot on forty. Lines 175-177.
George Herbert live
Wit's an unruly engine, wildly striking Sometimes a friend, sometimes the engineer. Lines 241-242.
George Herbert time
Be calm in arguing: for fierceness makes Error a fault, and truth discourtesy. Lines 307-308.
George Herbert truth
Be useful where thou livest. Line 325.
George Herbert live
Man is God's image; but a poor man is Christ's stamp to boot: both images regard. Lines 379-380.
George Herbert man
Chase brave employment with a naked sword Throughout the world.
George Herbert men
Sundays observe; think when the bells do chime, 'T is angels' music.
George Herbert music
The worst speak something good; if all want sense, God takes a text, and preacheth Pa-ti-ence.
George Herbert good
A broken ALTAR, Lord, thy servant rears, Made of a heart, and cemented with tears; Whose parts are as thy hand did frame; No workman's tool hath touch'd the same.
George Herbert art
A HEART alone Is such a stone As nothing but Thy pow'r doth cut. Wherefore each part Of my hard heart Meets in this frame, To praise thy name.
George Herbert art
That if I chance to hold my peace, These stones to praise thee may not cease. O let thy blessed SACRIFICE be mine, And sanctify this ALTAR to be thine.
George Herbert peace
Lines 1-16.
George Herbert
Yet Lord restore thine image, hear my call:
George Herbert age
And though my hard heart scare to thee can groan, Remember that thou once didst write in stone.
George Herbert art
Lines 12-14.
George Herbert
I got me flowers to strew Thy way, I got me boughs off many a tree: But Thou wast up by break of day, And brought'st Thy sweets along with Thee.
George Herbert man
Lines 19-22.
George Herbert
Lord, who createdst man in wealth and store,Though foolishly he lost the same, Decaying more and more, Till he became Most poor: With thee O let me rise As larks, harmoniously, And sing this day thy victories: Then shall the fall further the flight in me.
George Herbert light
Lines 1-10.
George Herbert
My tender age in sorrow did begin:And still with sicknesses and shame Thou didst so punish sin, That I became Most thin. With thee Let me combine, And feel this day thy victory: For, If I imp my wing on thine, Affliction shall advance the flight in me
George Herbert light
Prayer the Church's banquet, Angels' age,
George Herbert age
God's breath in man returning to his birth, The soul in paraphrase, heart in pilgrimage,
George Herbert art
The Christian plummet sounding heav'n and earth; Engine against th' Almighty, sinner's tower,
George Herbert art
Reversed thunder, Christ-side-piercing spear, The six-days' world transposing in an hour,
George Herbert world
A kind of tune, which all things hear and fear; Softness, and peace, and joy, and love, and bliss,
George Herbert love
Exalted Manna, gladness of the best, Heaven in ordinary, man well drest,
George Herbert man
The milky way, the bird of Paradise,
George Herbert
Church bells beyond the stars heard, the soul's blood, The land of spices; something understood.
George Herbert soul
Lines 1-14.
George Herbert
Let all the world in ev'ry corner sing,
George Herbert world
My God and King.
George Herbert god
Lines 1-2.
George Herbert
Whether I fly with angels, fall with dust,
George Herbert angels
Thy hands made both, and I am there; Thy power and love, my love and trust Make one place ev'ry where.
George Herbert love
Lines 25-28.
George Herbert
Who says that fictions only and false hair Become a verse? Is there in truth no beauty? Is all good structure in a winding stair?
George Herbert truth
Lines 1-3.
George Herbert
Man is no star, but a quick coal
George Herbert man
Of mortal fire:
George Herbert fire
Who blows it not, nor doth control
George Herbert control
A faint desire,
George Herbert desire
Lets his own ashes choke his soul.
George Herbert soul
Lines 6-10.
George Herbert
My soul's a shepherd too; a flock it feeds
George Herbert soul
Of thoughts, and words, and deeds.
George Herbert words
Lines 17-18.
George Herbert
Sweet day, so cool, so calm, so bright, The bridal of the earth and sky; The dew shall weep thy fall tonight,
George Herbert art
For thou must die.
George Herbert die
Lines 1-4.
George Herbert
Only a sweet and virtuous soul, Like season'd timber, never gives; But though the whole world turn to coal,
George Herbert soul
Then chiefly lives.
George Herbert live
Lines 13-16.
George Herbert
I cannot skill of these thy ways.
George Herbert kill
Lord, thou didst make me, yet thou woundest me;Lord, thou dost wound me, yet thou dost relieve me:Lord, thou relievest, yet I die by thee:Lord, thou dost kill me, yet thou dost reprieve me.
George Herbert lie
But when I mark my life and praise, Thy justice me most fitly praise:
George Herbert life
For, I do praise thee, yet I praise thee not:My prayers mean thee, yet my prayers stray:I would do well, yet sin the hand hath got:My soul doth love thee, yet it loves delay.
George Herbert love
I cannot skill of these my ways.
George Herbert kill
Lines 1-12.
George Herbert
Who goes to bed and does not pray, Maketh two nights to every day.
George Herbert night
Lines 7-8.
George Herbert
Nothing wears clothes, but Man; nothing doth need But he to wear them.
George Herbert need
Lines 109-110.
George Herbert
Most things move th' under-jaw; the Crocodile not. Most things sleep lying; th' Elephant leans or stands.
George Herbert sleep
Lines 139-140.
George Herbert
I gave to Hope a watch of mine; but he
George Herbert hope
An Anchor gave to me.
George Herbert
Surely if each saw another's heart,
George Herbert art
There would be no commerce,
George Herbert
No sale or bargain pass: all would disperse,
George Herbert
And live apart.
George Herbert art
Lines 21-24.
George Herbert
Do not beguile my heart, Because thou art
George Herbert art
My power and wisdom. Put me not to shame,
George Herbert wisdom
Because I am Thy clay that weeps, thy dust that calls.
George Herbert
Lines 1-5.
George Herbert
With sick and famish'd eyes,
George Herbert eyes
With doubling knees and weary bones,
George Herbert wit
To thee my cries, To thee my groans,
George Herbert
To thee my sighs, my tears ascend:
George Herbert tears
No end?.
George Herbert end
My throat, my soul is hoarse;
George Herbert soul
My heart is wither'd like a ground
George Herbert art
Which thou dost curse. My thoughts turn round,
George Herbert thoughts
And make me giddy; Lord, I fall,
George Herbert fall
Yet call.
George Herbert
Thou tarriest, while I die,
George Herbert die

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