The Pulley: A Poem by George Herbert

Reading Time: < 1 minute When God at first made man,Having a glass of blessing standing by,Let us, said he, pour on him all we can,Let the world’s riches, which dispersed lie,Contract into a span. So strength first made way,Then bounty flowed, then wisdom, honour, pleasure,When almost all was out, God made a stay,Perceiving that, alone of all his treasure,Rest …

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