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Image from page 265 of “Emblems, divine and moral : The school of the heart; and Hieroglyphics of the life of man” (1866)

Image from page 265 of “Emblems, divine and moral : The school of the heart; and Hieroglyphics of the life of man” (1866)
Heart Disease
Identifier: emblemsdivinemor00qu
Title: Emblems, divine and moral : The school of the heart; and Hieroglyphics of the life of man
Year: 1866 (1860s)
Authors: Quarles, Francis, 1592-1644 Harvey, Christopher, 1597-1663. School of the heart Wilkins, William Walker Tegg, William, 1816-1895, publisher
Subjects: Emblems Emblems, English
Publisher: London : William Tegg
Contributing Library: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
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t The hidden things of darkness, who alone Perfectly knowst all things that can be known ; Thou knowst I do not, cannot, have no mind To know mine heart: I am not only blind. But lame, and listless : thou alone canst make Me able, willing: and the pains I take. As well as the success, must come from thee, Who workest both to will and do in me : Having made me now willing to be taught. Make me as willing to learn what I ought. Or, if thou wilt allow thy scholar leave. To choose his lesson, lest I should deceive Myself again, as I have done too often Teach me to know my heart. Thou, thou canst Lighten, enliven, purify, restore, [soften, And make more fruitful than it was before, 238 INTRODUCTION. Its hardness, darkness, death, uncleanness, loss,And barrenness : refine it from the dross.And draw out all the dregs, heal every sore.Teach it to know itself, and love thee more.Lord, if thou wilt, thou canst impart this skill:And as for other learning, take t who will. THE SCHOOL OF THE HEART

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STfte inftttion of tl)e l^eart. While Satan thus deceives with flattring breath,Thy heart drinks poison in, disease, and death. ACTS V. 3. TFhy hath Satan filled thu heart P I. Epig. TT7HILST thou inclinst thy voice-inveigled ear,^ ^ The subtle serpents syren songs to hear,Thy heart drinks deadly poison drawn from hell,And with a viprous brood of sin doth swell. 24° THE SCHOOL OF ODE I. TJie Soul.Profit and pleasure, comfort and content,Wisdom and honour; and, when these are spent,A fresh supply of more ! Oh heavnly words !Are these the dainty fruits that this fair tree affords ? Tlie Serpent.Yes, these and many more, if more may be.All that this world contains, in this one tree,Contracted is. Take but a taste, and try;Thou mayst believe thyself, experience cannot lie. The Soul.But thou mayst lie : and, with a false pretenceOf friendship, rob me of that excellenceWhich my Creators bounty hath bestowd,And freely given me, to whom he nothing owd. The Serpent.Strange composition ! so cr

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