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" Now I am here ; what thou wilt do with me, None of my books will show. I read, and sigh, and wish I were a tree ; For sure then I should grow To fruit, or shade ; at least some bird would trust Her household to me, and I should be just. "
The temple, sacred poems and private ejaculations. [With] The synagogue - Page 42
by George Herbert - 1709
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Lives of Dr. John Donne; Sir Henry Wotton; Mr. Richard Hooker; Mr. George ...

Izaak Walton, Thomas Zouch - Authors, English - 1796 - 518 pages
...ficknefles. Thus doth thy power crofs-bias me, not making Thine own gifts good, yet me from my ways taking. Now I am here, what thou wilt do with me None of my books will fliew : I read, and Cgh, and wifli I were a tree, For then fure I fhould grow To fruit or (hade, at...
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The temple: sacred poems, and private ejaculations. To which is added, a ...

George Herbert - 1799
...nckneffes. Thus doth thy power crofs-bias me, not making Thine own gifts good ; yet me from my ways taking. Now I am here, what thou wilt do with me None of my books will mew : I read, and ligh, and wifh I were a tree, Yet, tho' thou troubleft me, I muft be meek; In weaknefs...
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The Lives of John Donne: Sir Henry Wolton, Mr. Richard Hooker, Mr ..., Volume 2

Izaak Walton - 1805
...ficknefles. Thus doth thy power crofs-bias me, not making Thine own gifts good, yet me from my ways taking. Now I am here, what thou wilt do with me None of my...fhow. I read, and figh, and wifh I were a tree, For then fure 1 mould grow To fruit or fhade, at lead, fome bird would truft Her houfehold with me, and...
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The Lives of Dr. John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Mr. Richard Hooker ..., Volume 2

Izaak Walton - 1805
...Thus doth thy power crofs-bias me, not making Thine own gifts good, yet me from my ways taking. Now 1 am here, what thou wilt do with me None of my books will mow. I read, and figh, and wifh I were a tree, For then fure 1 mould grow To fruit or (hade, at lead,...
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Bishop Jewel. Bernard Gilpin. Richard Hooker. Archbishop Whitgift. John ...

Christian biography - 1810
...sicknesses. Thus doth thy power cross-bias me, not making Thine own gifts good, yet me from my ways taking. Now I am here, what thou wilt do with me None of my books will Jhew : I read, and sigh, and \fish I were a tree, For then sure I should grow To fruit or shade ; at...
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Biographia evangelica; or, An historical account of ... the most ..., Volume 3

Erasmus Middleton - 1810
...Thus doth thy power crofs-hias me, not making " Thine own girts good ; yet me from my ways taking. " Now I am here, what thou wilt do with me " None of my books will fliew : " I read, and figh, and wifh 1 were a tree, " For thenfure I fhould grow " To fruit or fhade...
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Evangelical Biography: Or, An Historical Account of the Lives & Deaths of ...

Erasmus Middleton - Christian biography - 1816
...Thus doth thy power cross-bias me, not making -" Thine own gifts good; yet me from my ways taking. " Now I am here, what thou wilt do with me " None of my books will shew: " I read, and sigh, and wish I were a tree, " For then sure I should grow " To fruit or shade...
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Biographia evangelica

Erasmus Middleton - 1816
...Thus doth thy power cross-bias me, not making " Thine own gifts good; yet me from my ways taking. " Now I am here, what thou wilt do with me " None of my books will shew: " I read, and sigh, and wish I were a tree, " For then sure I should grow " To fruit or shade;...
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The Library of the Old English Prose Writers ...: Walton's Lives

English literature - 1832
...sicknesses. Thus doth thy power cross-bias me, not making Thine own gifts good, yet me from my ways taking. " Now I am here, what thou wilt do with me None of my books will show: I read, and sigh, and wish I were a tree, For then sure I should grow To fruit or shade, at least,...
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The Lives of Donne, Wotton, Hooker, Hebert, and Sanderson, Volume 2

Izaak Walton - 1832
...sicknesses. Thus doth thy power cross-bias me, not making Thine own gifts good, yet me from my ways taking. " Now I am here, what thou wilt do with me None of my books will show : I read, and sigh, and wish I were a tree, For then sure I should grow To fruit or shade, at...
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