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" Thy rate and price, and mark thee for a treasure, Hearken unto a Verser, who may chance Rhyme thee to good, and make a bait of pleasure : A verse may find him, who a Sermon flies, And turn delight into a Sacrifice. "
The correspondence of Samuel Richardson ...: selected from the original ... - Page 187
by Samuel Richardson - 1804
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The temple, sacred poems and private ejaculations. [With] The synagogue

George Herbert - 1660
...chance; ; Hearken unto a Verier, who may I Rhyme thee to good,and make a bait ( of pleafure, i A Verfe may find him, who a Sermon flies, And turn delight into a Sacrifice. , Beware of luft, it doth poHnte and foul Whom God in Baptiftne wafht with his ownbkxxl. It blots the...
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Poetick miscellanies

John Rawlet - 1687 - 151 pages
...Church INTHE TOWN ^d COUNTY OF New-Caftle upon Tine. Etfrodejfe valent & deleft/ire Poeta. A verfe may find him, who a Sermon flies : And turn delight into a Sacrifice. Herfat> LICENSED. fc^/' v-,\.;<. Novemb. 22. Rolf. Midplcf. Ip^^:-.' , ,* f ' o-'V. ,>'ft ••**...
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The temple: sacred poems, and private ejaculations. To which is added, a ...

George Herbert - 1799
...treafuie ; Hearken unto a Verfer, who may chance Rhyme thee to good, and make a bait of pleafure : A Verfe may find him who a Sermon flies, And turn delight into a facrifice. Beware of luft, it doth pollute and foul Whom God in baptifm wafh'd with ins own blood ;...
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The History of Clarissa Harlowe: In a Series of Letters, Volume 8

Samuel Richardson - English fiction - 1811
...guise of an amusement: h should be most likely to serve his purpose, remembering that of the Poet:— A verse may find him who a sermon flies, And turn delight into a sacrifice. He was resolved, therefore, to attempt something that never yet had been done. He considered that the...
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The Works of William Mason, Volume 1

William Mason - 1811
...In careless metre, not in labour'd lays ; 300 Yet if a verse (as pious Herbert says) " May chance to find him, who a sermon flies, " And turn delight into a sacrifice," So these perus'd with candour, may dispel Some scruples, that with almost-Christians dwell. 305 I trust,...
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Musus. Odes. Elegies. Sonnets. Epitaphs. Miscellanies. The English garden ...

William Mason - 1811
...In careless metre, not in labour'd lays ; 300 Yet if a verse (as pious Herbert says) " May chance to find him, who a sermon flies, " And turn delight into a sacrifice," So these perus'd with candour, may dispel Some scruples, that with almost-Christians dwell. 305 I trust,...
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Illustrations of the Literary History of the Eighteenth Century ..., Volume 4

Authors, English - 1818
...parts of one body ; so ought to have one spirit, and one of their calling to fit them for glory ; since A Verse may find him who a Sermon flies, And turn delight into a sacrifice. All that have Mr. Milton's fine Poem, which too abruptly leaves off at our Saviour's conquest over...
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Illustrations of the Literary History of the Eighteenth Century ..., Volume 3

Authors, English - 1818
...parts of one body ; so ought to hare one spirit, and one of their calling to fit them for glory ; since A Verse may find him who a Sermon flies, And turn delight into a sacrifice. All that have Mr. Milton's fine Poem, which too abruptly leaves off at our Saviour's conquest over...
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Clarissa; or, The history of a young lady, Volume 8

Samuel Richardson, Clarissa (fict. name.) - 1820
...guise of an amusement, he should be most likely to serve his purpose; remembering that of the poet: A verse may find him who a sermon flies, And turn delight into a sacrifice. He was resolved therefore to attempt something that never yet had been done. He considered that the...
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The works of John Dryden: now first collected in eighteen volumes

John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - 1821
...deavours,) not unlikely to prove of great advantage to the public i since, as Mr Herbert well observes, " A verse may find him who a sermon flies, And turn delight into a sacrifice." * Blount preserves, indeed, that affectation of respect for the doctrines of the established church...
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