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The Temple [PDF]

by George Herbert
Full of well known works like "Love (III)" and "Easter Wings" (which, together with cummings' "l(a," is one of the only concrete poems I've ever liked) and other gems like "the Dawning," this is one of the absolute masterpieces of Christian poetry. It is a prolonged demonstration that word play and wit are not mutually exclusive with a devotional work. For example, here's a stanza from "Evensong": "But thou art Light and darkness both together:/ If that be dark we cannot see:/ The sun is darker than a Tree,/ And thou are more dark than either." So good, right?
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eBook formatPaperback, (torrent)En
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PublisherParaclete Press (MA)
File size5.4 Mb
GanrePoetry
Release date 03.12.2005
ISBN9781557252593
Pages count212
Book rating4.11 (226 votes)
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1. Persia Emily | 19.12.2016 17:33

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Thank you! Great book!

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