MY God, I read this day, That planted Paradise was not so firm, As was and is thy floting Ark; whose stay And anchor thou art onely, to confirm And strengthen it in ev’ry age, When waves do rise, and tempests rage
"Affliction" The Temple George Herbert, The Works of George Herbert (London: George Routledge & Co., 1854), 97.
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