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Poem by Thomas Traherne
Sweet Infancy! O Hevenly Fire! O sacred Light! How fair and bright! How Great am I Whom the whol World doth magnify! O hevenly Joy! O Great and Sacred Blessedness Which I possess! So great a Joy Who did into my Arms convey? From God abov Being sent, the Gift doth me enflame To prais his Name; The Stars do mov, The Sun doth shine, to shew his Lov. O how Divine Am I! To all this Sacred Wealth, This Life and Health, Who rais'd? Who mine Did make the same! What hand divine! * * * * * Sweet Infancy! O fire of heaven! O sacred Light How fair and bright, How great am I, Whom all the world doth magnify! O Heavenly Joy! O great and sacred blessedness Which I possess! So great a joy Who did into my arms convey? From God above Being sent, the Heavens me enflame: To praise his Name The stars do move! The burning sun doth shew His love. O how divine Am I! To all this sacred wealth, This life and health, Who raised? Who mine Did make the same? What hand divine?
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