Quotation by Edward Taylor

Oh! joyous hearts! enfired with holy flame!
Is speech thus tasseled with praise?
Will not your inward fire of joy contain:
That it in open flames doth blaze?
For in Christ's coach saints sweetly sing,
As they to glory ride therein.
Edward Taylor (1645–1729), U.S. poet. God's Determinations: The Joy of Church Fellowship Rightly Attended (l. 25–30). . .

Oxford Book of American Verse, The. F. O. Matthiessen, ed. (1950) Oxford University Press.
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