Sir Francis Bacon

(1561 - 1626 / England)

Help Lord - Poem by Sir Francis Bacon

Help Lord, for godly men have took their flight,
And left the earth to be the wicked's den:
Not one that standeth fast to Truth and Right,
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  • Britte Ninad (8/17/2018 1:12:00 AM)

    wonderful writing-

    O Lord, thou didst draw nigh,
    The wicked daily do enlarge their bands;
    And that, which makes them follow ill a vie,
    Rule is betaken to unworthy hands.
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  • (12/13/2017 7:12:00 AM)

    ''Rule is betaken to unworthy hands.'' - Sir Francis Bacon, 'Translation of Psalms Ch.12 into English Verse'

    ''That patient merit of the unworthy takes.'' - Mr. William Shakespeare, 'The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark: Act 3, Scene 1'
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  • Daniel Partlow (4/4/2008 5:28:00 AM)

    'And time it is, O Lord, thou didst draw nigh,
    The wicked daily do enlarge their bands;
    And that, which makes them follow ill a vie,
    Rule is betaken to unworthy hands.'

    These words are as true today as they were four centuries ago.
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