The life of John Donne, with some orig. notes by an antiquary [T.E. Tomlins].
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Page 93 - If any man worship the beast and his image, and receive his mark in his forehead, or in his hand, the same shall drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is poured out without mixture into the cup of his indignation ; and he shall be tormented with fire and brimstone in the presence of the holy angels, and in the presence of the Lamb...
Page 108 - FATHER. Wilt thou forgive that sin where I begun, Which was my sin, though it were done before ? Wilt thou forgive that sin through which I run, And do run still though still I do deplore ? When thou hast done, thou hast not done, For I have more.
Page 78 - Then came the Jews round about him, and said unto him, How long dost thou make us to doubt? If thou be the Christ, tell us plainly.
Page 36 - I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill ; but time and chance happeneth to them all.
Page 106 - But wit, abstracted from its effects upon the hearer, may be more rigorously and philosophically considered as a kind of discordia concors; a combination of dissimilar images, or discovery of occult resemblances in things apparently unlike.
Page 50 - Song Sweetest love, I do not go For weariness of thee, Nor in hope the world can show A fitter love for me...
Page 56 - As virtuous men pass mildly away, And whisper to their souls, to go, Whilst some of their sad friends do say, The breath goes now, and some say, no: So let us melt, and make no noise, No tear-floods, nor sigh-tempests move, Twere profanation of our joys To tell the laity our love. Moving of th...
Page 67 - And now all his studies, which had been occasionally diffused, were all concentred in divinity. Now he had a new calling, new thoughts, and a new employment for his wit and ^eloquence Now all his earthly affections were changed into divine love ; and all the faculties of his own soul were engaged in the conversion of others; — in preaching the glad tidings of remission to repenting sinners, and peace to each troubled soul.
Page 119 - But ye shall receive power after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you ; and ye shall be witnesses unto me, both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.
Page 76 - Sion, so he gave some ease to his oppressed heart by thus venting his sorrows : thus he began the day and ended the night, ended the restless night and began the weary day in lamentations.