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Poem by George Herbert


Bitter-Sweet


Ah, my dear angry Lord,
Since thou dost love, yet strike;
Cast down, yet help afford;
Sure I will do the like.

I will complain, yet praise;
I will bewail, approve;
And all my sour-sweet days
I will lament and love. 



George Herbert


George Herbert's other poems:
  1. The Thanksgiving
  2. Charms and Knots
  3. Affliction (III)
  4. Joseph's Coat
  5. Mortification


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