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Title: Emblems divine and moral
12 Months: 1839 (1830s)
Authors: Quarles, Francis, 1592-1644 Toplady, Augustus, 1740-1778 Ryland, John, 1723-1792 Wilson, Robert, A. M
Publisher: London, J. Bennet
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ll of wealthy cunning ? fiUd with Zeuxian art ? Aren’t the hunters, and their particular Stygian hounds, Limnd complete to th life ? Didst ever before notice the sounds, The music, together with lip-divided breaths. Associated with strong-winded horn, recheats,* and fatalities, Done much more exact ? th* infernal Nimrods halloo ? The lawless purlieus ?f and game they follow ? The hidden motors ? and also the snares that lie therefore undiscovered, so obscure to th eye ? The new-drawn internet, and her entagled victim ? And him that closes it ? Beholder, say, Is *t perhaps not well-done ? appears maybe not an emlous strife Betwixt the uncommon slice photo plus the life ? These perlieu guys are devils; therefore the hounds (Those quick-nosd cannibals that scour the lands) Temptations; in addition to game these fiends pursue Are real human souls, which nonetheless obtained because; Whose fury when they possiblity to scape by flying, The skilful hunter herbs their web, close lying Recheats, (a hunting term,; if the horn blows to a retreatfrom a false aroma. t Pur/ierw, forbidden ground. B O O K Hello.
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riainii8.5 BOOK III. EMBLEMS. O On th unsuspected planet, baited with treasure,Ambitious honour, and self-wasting pleasure;in which, in the event that heart but stoop, Death appears prepardTo draw the net, and, drawn, the souls insnard.Poor soul! how art thou hurried to and fro !Where canst thou properly stay? where safely go?If stay; these hot-mouthd hounds are likely to tear thee :If go : the snares enclose, the nets insnare thee :What good in this bad world has actually powr t* invite theeA willing visitor ? wherein can earth delight thee ?the woman pleasures are but itch ; the woman wide range but cares ;A world of potential risks, and an environment of snares:The close pursuers hectic fingers do plantSnares in thy substance ; snares attend thy desire:Snares in thy credit; snares in thy disgrace ;Snares in thy large property; snares in thy base ;Snares tuck thy bed ; and snares encompass thy board;Snares view thy ideas; and snares attach thy term;Snares in thy peaceful; snares in thy commotion ;Snares in thy diet; snares in thy commitment ;Snares lurk in
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