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Title: Emblems divine and ethical
Year: 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 rich cunning ? fiUd with Zeuxian art ? Are not the hunters, and their particular Stygian hounds, Limnd full to th life ? Didst ever notice the sounds, the songs, and the lip-divided breaths. Regarding the strong-winded horn, recheats,* and fatalities, Done much more specific ? th* infernal Nimrods halloo ? The lawless purlieus ?f while the online game they follow ? The hidden motors ? while the snares that lie therefore undiscovered, therefore obscure to th eye ? The new-drawn web, and her entagled prey ? And him that closes it ? Beholder, state, Is *t perhaps not congratulations ? appears perhaps not an emlous strife Betwixt the rare slice photo additionally the life ? These perlieu guys are devils; therefore the hounds (Those quick-nosd cannibals that scour the grounds) Temptations; as well as the online game these fiends pursue Are human souls, which nevertheless they usually have in view; Whose fury when they possiblity to scape by traveling, The skilful hunter herbs their web, close-lying Recheats, (a hunting term,; once the horn blows to a retreatfrom a false fragrance. t Pur/ierw, forbidden floor. B O O K Hello.
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riainii8.5 BOOK III. EMBLEMS. O On th unsuspected earth, baited with treasure,Ambitious honour, and self-wasting satisfaction;in which, in the event that heart but stoop, Death appears prepardTo draw the internet, and, drawn, the souls insnard.Poor soul! exactly how art thou hurried to and fro !in which canst thou properly remain? in which properly go?If stay; these hot-mouthd hounds are more likely to rip thee :If go : the snares enclose, the nets insnare thee :What good within bad world features powr t* invite theeA willing guest ? wherein can earth delight thee ?the woman pleasures tend to be but itch ; her wide range but cares ;A realm of hazards, and a full world of snares:The close pursuers busy hands do plantSnares in thy material ; snares attend thy desire:Snares in thy credit; snares in thy disgrace ;Snares in thy large estate; snares in thy base ;Snares tuck thy sleep ; and snares encompass thy board;Snares watch thy ideas; and snares connect thy word;Snares in thy quiet; snares in thy commotion ;Snares in thy diet; snares in thy commitment ;Snares lurk in
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