Quotation by George Herbert

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Sometimes Death, puffing at the doore,
Blows all the dust about the floore:
But while he thinks to spoil the room, he sweeps.
Blest be the Architect, whose art
Could build so strong in a weak heart.
George Herbert (1593–1633), British poet. The Church-Floor (l. 16–20). . .

The Complete English Poems [George Herbert]. John Tobin, ed. (1991) Penguin Books.
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