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" I am come into my garden, my sister, my spouse: I have gathered my myrrh with my spice; I have eaten my honeycomb with my honey; I have drunk my wine with my milk: eat, O friends; drink, yea, drink abundantly, O beloved. "
A Short and Plain Exposition of the Old Testament: With Devotional and ... - Page 115
by Job Orton, Robert Gentleman - 1805
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Chapters into Verse: A Selection of Poetry in English Inspired by the Bible ...

Robert Atwan, Laurance Wieder - Poetry - 2000 - 512 pages
...whispered; Where I please. Lord, then said I, On me one breath And let me die before my death! 5:2 I sleep, but my heart waketh: it is the voice of my...knocketh, saying, Open to me, my sister, my love, my dove, my undefiled: for my head is filled with dew, and my locks with the drops of the night. My dove,...
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D. H. Lawrence and the Bible

T. R. Wright, Terry R. Wright - Drama - 2000 - 274 pages
...1o-16). Chapter 5 celebrates the fact that his beloved has allowed him to enjoy these fruits: 'I have gathered my myrrh with my spice; I have eaten my honeycomb...with my honey; I have drunk my wine with my milk' (5: 1). Mrs Renshaw's problem, however, is that her husband has done none of these things, which is...
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The Wisdom of the Torah

Dagobert D. Runes - Religion - 2001 - 300 pages
...into his garden, and eat his pleasant fruits. I am come into my garden, my sister, my spouse: I have gathered my myrrh with my spice; I have eaten my honeycomb...friends; drink, yea, drink abundantly, O beloved. I sleep, but my heart waketh: it is the voice of my beloved that knocketh, saying: Open to me, my sister,...
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Saints

Orson Scott Card - Fiction - 2001 - 608 pages
...that Harriette had managed still to be present, looking on, even now. But he nodded, to be polite. " 'I sleep, but my heart waketh: it is the voice of...knocketh, saying, Open to me, my sister, my love, my dove, my undefiled: for my head is filled with dew, and my locks with the drops of the night. I have...
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Christina Rossetti: The Complete Poems

Christina Georgina Rossetti - Poetry - 2001 - 1221 pages
...for 11. 53-6 of 'Advent' ['This Advent moon shines cold and clear']. 13 Spouse, sister, love and dove 'I sleep, but my heart waketh: it is the voice of...knocketh, saying, Open to me, my sister, my love, my dove, my undefiled: for my head is filled with dew, and my locks with the drops of the night' (Song...
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Qabalah: A Magical Primer

John Bonner - Religion - 2002 - 224 pages
...is referred to in both Bible and, extensively, the Zohar. In the Song of Songs it is mentioned thus: "I sleep, but my heart waketh: it is the voice of...knocketh, saying, Open to me, my sister, my love, my dove, my undefiled: for my head is filled with dew, and my locks with the drops of the night" (Solomon...
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Poetry, Symbol, and Allegory: Interpreting Metaphorical Language from Plato ...

Simon Brittan - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 226 pages
...division into verses, as an illustration: 1. I am come into my garden, my sister, my spouse: I have gathered my myrrh with my spice; I have eaten my honeycomb...knocketh, saying, Open to me, my sister, my love, my dove, my undefiled: for my head is filled with dew, and my locks with the drops of the night. 3. I...
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Women, Sex and the Bible

C. Thomas Dennis - Religion - 2003 - 176 pages
...part. On the other hand, her second dream, found in chapter 5:2-7, reveals quite a different story: I sleep, but my heart waketh: it is the voice of my...knocketh, saying, Open to me, my sister, my love, my dove, rny undefiled: for my head is filled with dew, and my locks with the drops of the night. I have...
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The Goddess: Power, Sexuality, and the Feminine Divine

Shahrukh Husain - History - 2003 - 184 pages
...fruits." To which the Bridegroom responds: " I am come into my garden, my sister, my spouse: I have gathered my myrrh with my spice; I have eaten my honeycomb...with my honey; I have drunk my wine with my milk." His consistent reference to a sister-wife is reminiscent of Osiris and Isis, or Baal and Anath, leading...
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Divine Sex: Liberating Sex from Religious Tradition

Philo Thelos - Bibles - 2002 - 308 pages
...into her garden, the man responds as he says, "I am come into my garden, my sister, my spouse; I have gathered my myrrh with my spice; I have eaten my honeycomb...with my honey; I have drunk my wine with my milk," (5:1). He has enjoyed all the delights of her body. God evidently sees sex as a pleasant appetite to...
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