George Herbert: “The Dawning”

Awake, sad heart, whom sorrow ever drowns ;
Take up thine eyes, which feed on earth ;
Unfold thy forehead, gathered into frowns ;
    Thy Saviour comes, and with Him mirth :
                                            Awake, awake,
And with a thankful heart His comforts take.
    But thou dost still lament, and pine, and cry,
    And feel His death, but not His victory.

Arise, sad heart ; if thou dost not withstand,
    Christ’s resurrection thine may be ;
Do not by hanging down break from the hand
    Which, as it riseth, raiseth thee :
                                            Arise, Arise;
    And with His burial linen drie thine eyes.
Christ left His grave-clothes, that we might, when grief
Draws tears or blood, not want a handkerchief.

(Read more about George Herbert here.)

12 comments on “George Herbert: “The Dawning”

  1. trying to read your post. Your theme isn’t viewing properly wiht IE6.

  2. Proodydek says:

    [url=]buy viagra online[/url] Hallucinogenic inured to to over and above debilitation

  3. zhenimsja says:

    Hello, comrade! I am completely agree with your way of assessment and everything joined.

  4. RitEthige says:

    Спасибо информативно, только можно узнать как с вами связатся есть пару вопросов по теме.

  5. Maryellen says:

    Got it! Thanks a lot again for helpnig me out!

  6. sigarety says:

    I must admit, the webmaster of transcripts nakropal.

  7. Veksinjenue says:

    There are a couple of proposals for cooperation in the field of alternative energy.
    You are interested in solar panels?

  8. sex says:

    Good post! Podcherpnul a lot of new and interesting! I’ll go to a friend ladies ICQ:)

  9. soin says:

    Wonderful post! I like your blog, and am a regular follower. I will be back monday!

  10. Veksinjenue says:

    I would like to offer mutually beneficial cooperation on alternative energy sources.
    What advertising can you offer? Let’s think about the environment!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.