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" For us the winds do blow, The earth doth rest, heav'n move, and fountains flow. Nothing we see but means our good, As our delight, or as our treasure; The whole is either our cupboard of food, Or cabinet of pleasure. "
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by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
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Nature and Walking

Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau - 1994 - 144 pages
...amity. And hoth with moons and tides. "Nothing hath got so far But man hath caught and kept it as his prey. His eyes dismount the highest star, He is in little all the sphere Herhs gladly cure our flesh, hecause that they Find their acquaintance there "For us, the winds do...
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George Herbert: The Critical Heritage

C. A. Patrides - 1995 - 390 pages
...and all to all the world besides. ' Head with foot hath private amity, And both with moons and tides. His eyes dismount the highest star: He is in little...flesh, because that they Find their acquaintance there. Each thing is full of duty. More servants wait on Man, Than he'll take notice of: in every path He...
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A Selection of Metaphysical Poets

Virginia Graham - 1996 - 246 pages
...they feed man when falling as rain. 42 neat - well-ordered. 20 But Man hath caught and kept it, as his prey. His eyes dismount the highest star: He is in...flesh; because that they Find their acquaintance there. 25 For us the winds do blow, The earth doth rest, heav'n move, and fountains flow. Nothing we see,...
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The Great Harmonia: The Seer

Andrew J. Davis - 1996 - 268 pages
...amity, And both with moods and tides. " Nothing hath gone so far But man hath caught and kept it as his prey ; His eyes dismount the highest star ; He is in little all the sphere. Herbs gladly euro our flesh, because that they Find their acquaintance there. " For us, the winds do blow, The earth...
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Darke Hierogliphicks: Alchemy in English Literature from Chaucer to the ...

Stanton J. Linden - 373 pages
...call the furthest, brother: For head with foot hath private amitie, And both with moons and tides. He is in little all the sphere. Herbs gladly cure our flesh; because that they Finde their acquaintance there. [11. 13-18, 22-24] Herbert's most specifically alchemical poem is "The...
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The Seven Sisters of Sleep: The Celebrated Drug Classic

Mordecai Cooke, Mordecai Cubitt Cooke - 1997 - 304 pages
...perfection, its flowers and fruit. Nothing hath got so far, But man hath caught and kept it as his prey. His eyes dismount the highest star, He is in...flesh, because that they Find their acquaintance there . More servants wait on man Than he'll take notice of: in every path He treads down that which doth...
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The Bible, Protestantism, and the Rise of Natural Science

Peter Harrison - 2001 - 313 pages
...correspondence accounted for the healing power of herbs. George Herbert wrote in the poem 'Man' that 'He is in little all the sphere; / Herbs gladly cure our flesh, because that they / Finde their acquaintance there.'243 Nicholas Culpeper, author of one of the standard seventeenth-century...
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The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Oxford University Press, TME. - 1999 - 1136 pages
...down,' says Love, 'and taste my meat.' So 1 did sit and eat. 'Love: Love bade me welcome' ( i f> 3 5 ) 2 For us the winds do blow, The earth doth rest, heaven...good, As our delight or as our treasure: The whole is cither our cupboard of food, Or cabinet of pleasure. 'Man' (1633) 3 When boys go lirst to bed, They...
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English Spirituality: From Earliest Times to 1700

Gordon Mursell - 2001 - 548 pages
...hath got so farre, But Man hath caught and kept it, as his prey. His eyes dismount the highest starre: He is in little all the sphere. Herbs gladly cure our flesh; because that they finde their acquaintance there . . . The starres have us to bed; Since then, my God, them hast So brave...
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