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" OH , wearisome condition of Humanity ! Born under one law, to another bound : Vainly begot, and yet forbidden vanity, Created sick, commanded to be sound: What meaneth Nature by these diverse laws? "
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by W. Gardiner - 1808 - 14 pages
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Words and Days: A Table-book of Prose and Verse

1895 - 383 pages
...barbarous ? And we look and behold him instead filled with imperfect virtues. — LOUIS STEVENSON. O WEARISOME condition of humanity ! Born under one law,...forbidden vanity, Created sick, commanded to be sound : What meaneth nature by these diverse laws ? Passion and reason self-division cause. Is it the mark...
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The Golden Pomp: A Procession of English Lyrics from Surrey to Shirley

Arthur Quiller-Couch - 1895 - 382 pages
...Christ our souls shall dwell. Humfrey Giffbrd. A SONG FOR PRIESTS 269 CCXCVII A SONG FOR PRIESTS O WEARISOME condition of humanity ! Born under one law,...forbidden vanity ; Created sick, commanded to be sound : — What meanethNature by these diverse laws? Passion and Reason self-division cause. Is it the mark...
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The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by ..., Volume 1

M. Arnold - 1895
...man, by dying, joy.1 CHORUS OF PRIESTS. [From Mnstaplia.] Oh wearisome condition of Humanity! liorn under one law, to another bound, Vainly begot and...forbidden vanity, Created sick, commanded to be sound : What meaneth Nature by these diverse laws? Passion and reason self-division cause. Is it the mask...
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The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by ..., Volume 1

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1899
...taught the father to destroy : Nor promis'd any man, by dying, joy.1 CHORUS OF PRIESTS. [From Mustapha.] Oh wearisome condition of Humanity ! Born under one...forbidden vanity, Created sick, commanded to be sound : What meaneth Nature by these diverse laws? Passion and reason self-division cause. Is it the mask...
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The English Poets, Volume 1

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1901
...taught the father to destroy : Nor promis'd any man, by dying, joy.1 CHORUS OF PRIESTS. [From Mustapha.] Oh wearisome condition of Humanity ! Born under one...forbidden vanity, Created sick, commanded to be sound : What meaneth Nature by these diverse laws? Passion and reason self-division cause. Is it the mask...
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The Lyrical Poems of William Blake

William Blake - 1905 - 203 pages
...nature of man is an old and difficult problem, which has exercised all poetry that pretends to thought : Oh, wearisome condition of humanity ! Born under one...forbidden vanity, Created sick, commanded to be sound; What meaneth nature by these diverse laws ? Blake, following the mystic who wrote the account of the...
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The Book of Elizabethan Verse

William Stanley Braithwaite - 1907 - 823 pages
...leave the rest To virtue, fortune, time and woman's breast. 483. A Song for Priests Sir P. Sidney S~\ WEARISOME condition of humanity! ^— ' Born under...forbidden vanity; Created sick, commanded to be sound: — What meaneth Nature by these diverse laws? Passion and Reason self-division cause. Is it the mark...
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The Sewanee Review, Volume 16

1908
...Sprung from the deep disquiet of man's passion To dissolution and despair of Nature. Or, in speaking of humanity: Born under one law, to another bound,...yet forbidden vanity, Created sick, commanded to be sound.1* Wither and Browne, intimate co-partners, pay tributes; the first: 0 Daniel, Drayton, Jonson,...
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The Sewanee Review, Volume 16

1908
...Sprung from the deep disquiet of man's passion To dissolution and despair of Nature. Or, in speaking of humanity: Born under one law, to another bound,...yet forbidden vanity, Created sick, commanded to be sound.29 Wither and Browne, intimate co-partners, pay tributes; the first: 0 Daniel, Drayton, Jonson,...
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English Poems: The Elizabethan age and the Puritan period (1550-1660)

Walter Cochrane Bronson - 1909
...Love, maintain thy life in me ! Before 1586. 1598. SIR FULKE GREVILLE, LORD BROOKE CHORUS SACERDOTUM O wearisome condition of humanity! Born under one law,...forbidden vanity; Created sick, commanded to be sound : What meaneth Nature by these diverse laws? 5 Passion and reason self-division cause. Is it the mark...
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