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The World In The Heart

Rating: 2.8
--BUT if the foe no more without presides,
There is an inner chamber where it hides ;
In that strong hold prepares its last defence ;
And none but heavenly arms can drive it thence.
This is the Christian's conflict,--he alone
Pursues its flight to that interior throne.
This is the test that makes his title clear ;
For only they approve their aim sincere,
Who seek the flattering world to dispossess
Where none but God and conscience have access.
All modes by man devised to purchase bliss,
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Susan Williams 22 November 2015
My favorite lines out of this monstrously long poem: Alas! they know not how the world can cheat; Or rather, know not their own heart's deceit: The ground that lies uncultured and unsown, With rampant weeds is quickly overgrown. I do not favor this lengthly a poem- but I think it is the fault of my generation- we want our information, our wisdom, our pleasures delivered quickly.
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Manonton Dalan 22 November 2015
long rhythmic song......
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