From Caxton to Beckett: Essays Presented to W. H. Toppen on the Occasion of His Seventieth Birthday

Jacques B. H. Alblas, Richard Todd
Rodopi, 1979 - 133 pagina's

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The Passion Poems of George Herbert
Lessness Magnified

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Pagina 35 - Is it nothing to you, all ye that pass by? behold, and see if there be any sorrow like unto my sorrow, which is done unto me, wherewith the LORD hath afflicted me in the day of his fierce anger.
Pagina 48 - Oh that my words were now written! oh that they were printed in a book! That they were graven with an iron pen and lead in the rock for ever!
Pagina 47 - He hath turned aside my ways, and pulled me in pieces: he hath made me desolate. He hath bent his bow, and set me as a mark for the arrow.
Pagina 53 - The dew, for which grasse cannot call, Drop from above! Death is still working like a mole, And digs my grave at each remove: Let grace work too, and on my soul Drop from above. Sinne is still hammering my heart Unto a hardnesse void of love: Let suppling grace, to crosse his art, Drop from above.
Pagina 119 - Ruins true refuge long last towards which so many false time out of mind. All sides endlessness earth sky as one no sound no stir. Grey face two pale blue little body heart beating only upright. Blacked out fallen open four walls over backwards true refuge issueless. Scattered ruins same grey as the sand ash grey true refuge. Four square all light sheer white blank planes all gone from mind.
Pagina 53 - To warm his love, which, I did fear, grew cold. But as my heart did tender it, the man Who was to take it from me, slipt his hand, And threw my heart into the scalding pan; My heart that brought it (do you understand?) The offerer's heart. Your heart was hard, I fear.
Pagina 14 - Englysshe now vsid, and certaynly it was wreton in suche wyse that it was more lyke to Dutche than Englysshe, I coude not reduce ne brynge it to be vnderstonden.
Pagina 58 - This verse marks that, and both do make a motion Unto a third, that ten leaves off doth lie. Then, as dispersed herbs do watch a potion, These three make up some Christian's destiny.
Pagina 43 - ... gone About some land, which he had dearly bought Long since on earth, to take possession. I straight return'd, and knowing his great birth, Sought him accordingly in great resorts; In cities, theatres, gardens, parks, and courts: At length I heard a ragged noise and mirth Of theeves and murderers: there I him espied. Who straight. Your suit is granted, said, & died.

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