Author Archive for George Herbert

Poem: "The Elixir"

Poem: “The Elixir”


The Elixir Teach me, my God and King, In all things Thee to see, And what I do in anything To do it as for Thee. Not rudely, as a beast, To run into an action; But still to make Thee prepossest, And give it his perfection. A man that looks on glass, On it […]

Poem: "Love III"

Poem: “Love III”


Love (III) Love bade me welcome: yet my soul drew back, Guilty of dust and sin, But quick-eyed Love, Observing me grow slack From my first entrance in, Drew near to me, sweetly questioning, If I lacked anything? A guest, I answered, worthy to be here: Love said, You should be he. I the unkind, […]