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Guillaume de Salluste Du Bartas Quotes



    • The world's a stage where God's omnipotence, His justice, knowledge, love, and providence Do act the parts.
    • Mercy and justice, marching cheek by joule.
    • What is well done is done soon enough.
    • And swans seem whiter if swart crowes be by.
    • Night's black mantle covers all alike.
    • And reads, though running, all these needful motions.
    • Not unlike the bear which bringeth forth In the end of thirty dayes a shapeless birth; But after licking, it in shape she drawes, And by degrees she fashions out the pawes, The head, and neck, and finally doth bring To a perfect beast that first deformed thing.
    • Bright-flaming, heat-full fire, The source of motion.
    • Much like the French (or like ourselves, their apes), Who with strange habit do disguise their shapes; Who loving novels, full of affectation, Receive the manners of each other nation.
    • From north to south, from east to west.
    • Hot and cold, and moist and dry.
    • From the foure corners of the worlde doe haste.
    • Oft seen in forehead of the frowning skies.
    • With tooth and nail.
    • 'T is what you will,-or will be what you would.
    • Or savage beasts upon a thousand hils.
    • Not that the earth doth yield In hill or dale, in forest or in field, A rarer plant.
    • To man the earth seems altogether No more a mother, but a step-dame rather.
    • For where's the state beneath the firmament That doth excel the bees for government?
    • A good turn at need, At first or last, shall be assur'd of meed.
    • There is no theam more plentifull to scan Than is the glorious goodly frame of man.
    • Or almost like a spider, who, confin'd In her web's centre, shakt with every winde, Moves in an instant if the buzzing flie Stir but a string of her lawn canapie.
    • These lovely lamps, these windows of the soul.
    • Even as a surgeon, minding off to cut Some cureless limb,-before in ure he put His violent engins on the vicious member, Bringeth his patient in a senseless slumber, And grief-less then (guided by use and art), To save the whole, sawes off th' infested part.
    • Two souls in one, two hearts into one heart.
    • Which serves for cynosure To all that sail upon the sea obscure.
    • Turning our seed-wheat-kennel tares, To burn-grain thistle, and to vaporie darnel, Cockle, wild oats, rough burs, corn-cumbring Tares.
    • Apoplexie and lethargie, As forlorn hope, assault the enemy.
    • Living from hand to mouth.
    • Dog, ounce, bear, and bull, Wolfe, lion, horse.
    • Yielding more wholesome food than all the messes That now taste-curious wanton plenty dresses.
    • In every hedge and ditch both day and night We fear our death, of every leafe affright.
    • In the jaws of death.
    • Did thrust as now in others' corn his sickle.
    • Will change the pebbles of our puddly thought To orient pearls.
    • Soft carpet-knights, all scenting musk and amber.
    • The will for deed I doe accept.
    • Only that he may conform To tyrant custom.
    • Sweet grave aspect.
    • My lovely living boy, My hope, my hap, my love, my life, my joy.
    • Who breaks his faith, no faith is held with him.
    • Flesh of thy flesh, nor yet bone of thy bone.
    • Out of the book of Natur's learned brest.
    • Who well lives, long lives; for this age of ours Should not be numbered by years, daies, and hours.
    • Through thick and thin, both over hill and plain.
    • Weakened and wasted to skin and bone.
    • I take the world to be but as a stage, Where net-maskt men do play their personage.
    • Made no more bones.
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