The Poetical Works of Mr. Samuel Daniel ...: To which is Prefix'd, Memoirs of His Life and Writings ...

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R. Gosling, 1718
 

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Pagina 393 - And who, in time, knows whither we may vent The treasure of our tongue, to what strange shores This gain of our best glory shall be sent, T' enrich unknowing nations with our stores? What worlds in th' yet unformed Occident May come refined with th
Pagina 373 - Soul of the world, knowledge, without thee, What hath the earth that truly glorious is? Why should our pride make such a stir to be, To be forgot? What good is like to this, To do worthy the writing, and to write Worthy the reading, and the world's delight?
Pagina 353 - And is encompassed, whilst as craft deceives And is deceived, whilst man doth ransack man, And builds on blood, and rises by distress, And th' inheritance of desolation leaves To great-expecting hopes, he looks thereon As from the shore of peace with unwet eye, And bears no venture in impiety.
Pagina 373 - O blessed letters, that combine in one All ages past, and make one live with all, By you we do confer with who are gone, And the dead-living unto council call; By you th' unborn shall have communion Of what we feel and what doth us befall.
Pagina 383 - And if some worthy spirits be pleased too, It shall more comfort breed, but not more will. But what if none? It cannot yet undo The love I bear unto this holy skill. This is the thing that I was born to do, This is my scene, this part must I fulfil.
Pagina 414 - tis gone as it had never been. Soon doth it fade that makes the fairest flourish, Short is the glory of the blushing rose ; The hue which thou so carefully dost nourish. Yet which at length thou must be forced to lose, When thou, surcharged with...
Pagina 411 - I, though born within a colder clime, Do feel mine inward heat as great (I know it). He never had more faith, although more rhyme : I love as well, though he could better show it. But I may add one feather to thy fame, To help her flight throughout the fairest Isle ; And if my pen could more enlarge thy name, Then should'st thou live in an immortal style.
Pagina 416 - In aged accents and untimely words, Paint shadows in imaginary lines Which well the reach of their high wits records; But I must sing of thee and those fair eyes. Authentic shall my verse in time to come, When yet th' unborn shall say, Lo where she lies, Whose beauty made him speak that else was dumb.
Pagina 354 - Shows her own ugly heart, but hurts not yours. And whereas none rejoice more in revenge Than women use to do, yet you well know That wrong is better checked by being contemned Than being pursued, leaving to him t...
Pagina 397 - Chastity and beauty, which were deadly foes, Live reconciled friends within her brow; And had she pity to conjoin with those, Then who had heard the plaints I utter now?

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