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Quotation by Richard Crashaw
Welcome, all wonders in one night! Eternity shut in a span, Summer in winter, day in night, Heaven in earth, and God in man. Great Little One! Whose all-embracing birth Lifts earth to heaven, stoops heaven to earth.
Richard Crashaw (1613?–1649), British poet. In the Holy Nativity of Our Lord God (l. 79–84). . .
Seventeenth-Century Verse and Prose, Vols. I–II. Vol. I: 1600–1660; Vol. II: 1660–1700. Helen C. White, Ruth C. Wallerstein, and Ricardo Quintana, eds. (1951, 1952) The Macmillan Company.
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