Thomas Traherne

Thomas Traherne

1,000 карма
United Kingdom (Great Britain)

The Salutation

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These little limbs,
These eyes and hands which here I find,
These rosy cheeks wherewith my life begins,
Where have ye been
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The Vision

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HT is but preparative
The sight Is deep and infinite, Ah me
’tis all the glory, love, light, space, Joy, beauty and variety That doth adorn the Godhead’s dwelling-place; ’Tis all that eye can see
Even trades themselves seen in...
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Love

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O Nectar
O delicious stream
O ravishing and only pleasure
Where        Shall such another theme  Inspire my tongue with joys or please mine ear
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Right Apprehension

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Give but to things their true esteem,
And those which now so vile and worthless
Will so much fill and please the
That we shall there the only riches find
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His Power Bounded Greater Is His Might

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His Power bounded, greater is in might,
Than if let loose, 'twere wholly infinite
He could have made an endless sea by this,
But then it had not been a sea of bliss
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Eden

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A learned and a happy ignorance Divided me From all the vanity, From all the sloth, care, pain, and sorrow that advance The madness and the misery Of men
No error, no distraction I Saw soil the earth, or overcloud the sky
I knew not that...
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Dumbness

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Sure Man was born to meditate on things, And to contemplate the eternal springs Of God and Nature, glory, bliss, and pleasure; That life and love might be his Heavenly treasure; And therefore speechless made at first, that
Might in himself pr...
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