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George Wither (Джордж Уидер)


Lilies Without, Lilies Within


Can I think the Guide of Heaven
Hath so beautifully given
Outward features, 'cause He meant
To have made less excellent
Your divine part? Or suppose
Beauty, goodness doth oppose;
Like those fools, who do despair
To find any, good and fair?
Rather there I seek a mind
Most excelling, where I find
God hath to the body lent
Most-beseeming ornament,
And I do believe it true,
That, as we the body view
Nearer to perfection grow;
So, the soul herself doth show:
Other more and more excelling
In her powers; as in her dwelling.



George Wither's other poems:
  1. I Loved a Lass
  2. A Widow's Hymn
  3. The Contented Man's Morice
  4. For Anniversary Marriage-Days
  5. A Rocking Hymn


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