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" Thine is bent: 1 aspire To a full consent. Not a word or look I affect to own, But by book, And Thy Book alone. Though I fail, I weep; Though I halt in pace, Yet I creep To the throne of grace. "
The temple, sacred poems and private ejaculations. [With] The synagogue - Page 179
by George Herbert - 1709
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Pronouncing English: A Stress-based Approach, with CD-Rom

Richard V. Teschner, Melvin Stanley Whitley - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2004 - 280 pages
...affect to own. But by book And thy book alóne. Though I fail, I weep: Though I halt in pace, Yét Í creep, To the throne of grace. Then let wrath remove;...do the deed: For with love Stony hearts will bleed. Throw away thy rod; Though man frailties hath, Thou art God: Throw away thy wrath. Our third poem illustrates...
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Thorn, Fire and Lily: Gardening with God in Lent and Easter

Jane Mossendew - Religion - 2004 - 256 pages
...in spring. Autumn sowings tend to give larger stems the following year. Towards meditation Though I fail, I weep: Though I halt in pace, Yet I creep To the throne of grace. (From George Herbert, 'Discipline') If the weather is sufficiently spring-like, make a sowing today...
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Deacons and the Church

Owen F. Cummings - Religion - 2004 - 143 pages
..."Discipline," the priestpoet George Herbert (1593-1633), the friend of Deacon Nicholas Ferrar, writes: Though I fail, I weep: Though I halt in pace, Yet I creep to the throne of grace.'0 All serious Christians, and here especially deacons, know in their hearts their failures and...
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The Deacon Reader

James Keating - Deacons - 2006 - 280 pages
...Books, 1991), 178. 9. Fsther de Waal, Lost inWonder (Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2003), 102. I fail, I weep: / Though I halt in pace, /Yet I creep / To the throne of grace."10 Our failures before the love that is God should make us weep, but realizing that we may not...
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The English Poems of George Herbert

George Herbert, Helen Wilcox - Literary Collections - 2007 - 740 pages
...I affect to own, But by book, And thy book alone. Though I fail, I weep: Though I halt in pace, 15 Yet I creep To the throne of grace. Then let wrath remove; Love will do the deed: For with love 20 Stonie hearts will bleed. Love is swift of foot; Love's a man of warre, And can shoot, And can hit...
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