Richard Crashaw quotes

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To these, whom Death again did wed,
This grave's the second Marriage-bed.
(Pillow hard, and sheets not warm)
Love made the bed; they'll take no harm.
We saw Thee in Thy balmy nest,
Young Dawn of our Eternal Day!
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Welcome, all wonders in one night!
Eternity shut in a span,
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Runs to and fro, complaining his sweet cares
Because those pretious mysteries that dwell
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And now where e're he strayes
Among the Galilaean mountains,
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Every Morne from hence,
A brisk Cherub something sips,
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O thou undaunted daughter of desires!
By all thy dower of lights and fires;
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Go, smiling souls, your new-built cages break,
In heaven you'll learn to sing, ere here to speak,
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What heaven-entreated heart is this
Stands trembling at the gate of bliss;
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