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" I am gall, I am heartburn. God's most deep decree Bitter would have me taste: my taste was me; Bones built in me, flesh filled, blood brimmed the curse. Selfyeast of spirit a dull dough sours. I see The lost are like this, and their scourge to be As I... "
Speak What We Feel: Not What We Ought to Say - Page 21
by Frederick Buechner - 2009 - 176 pages
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Benedetto Croce: Essays on Literature and Literary Criticism

Benedetto Croce - 1990 - 244 pages
...Is cries countless, cries like dead letters sent To dearest him that lives alas! away. I am gall, I am heartburn. God's most deep decree Bitter would...spirit a dull dough sours. I see The lost are like this, and their scourge to be As I am mine, their sweating selves; but worse. 37 "Carrion Comfort"...
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Victorian Subjects

Joseph Hillis Miller - 1991 - 330 pages
...an experience of complete enclosure within the prison of his own self-tormenting self: I am gall, I am heartburn. God's most deep decree Bitter would have me taste: my taste was me.24 The self which had seemed so solid, so enduring and self-subsistent discovers not only that it...
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God Encountered: The Revelation of the Glory - Part IVA: The Genealogy of ...

Frans Jozef van Beeck - 1999 - 257 pages
...otherwise, turned in on our desolate selves, Hopkins knows, we become our own poison: I am gall, I am heartburn. God's most deep decree Bitter would...spirit a dull dough sours. I see The lost are like this, and their scourge to be as I am mine, their sweating selves; but worse. hh Living by exclusion...
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The Wordsworth Book of Sonnets

Masson - 1995 - 195 pages
...Is cries countless, cries like dead letters sent To dearest him that lives alas! away. I am gall, I am heartburn. God's most deep decree Bitter would...spirit a dull dough sours. I see The lost are like this, and their scourge to be As I am mine, their sweating selves; but worse. GERARD MANLEY HOPKINS...
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"God's Grandeur" and Other Poems

Gerard Manley Hopkins - 1995 - 54 pages
...Is cries countless, cries like dead letters sent To dearest him that lives alas! away. I am gall, I am heartburn. God's most deep decree Bitter would...spirit a dull dough sours. I see The lost are like this, and their scourge to be As I am mine, their sweating selves; but worse. 46 Patience, hard thing!...
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - 1995 - 891 pages
...countless, cries like dead letters sent To dearest him that lives alas! away. I am gall, I am heartbum. God's most deep decree Bitter would have me taste:...spirit a dull dough sours. I see The lost are like this, and their scourge to be As I am mine, their sweating selves; but worse. CARRION COMFORT Not,...
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The Jesuit Mystique

Douglas Richard Letson, Douglas Letson, Michael W. Higgins - 1995 - 276 pages
...abandonment, ennui, and emptiness of purpose: I am gall, I am heartburn. God's most deep decree/Bitter would have me taste: my taste was me; /Bones built...curse. /Selfyeast of spirit a dull dough sours. I see/The lost are like this, and their scourge to be/As I am mine, their swearing selves; but worse."...
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Gerard Manley Hopkins: The Critical Heritage

Gerald Roberts - 1995 - 400 pages
...mankind and therefore of himself: he closes his poem when the horror is at its height: I am gall, I am heartburn. God's most deep decree Bitter would...me taste: my taste was me; Bones built in me, flesh rilled, blood brimmed the curse. Selfyeast of spirit a dull dough sours. I see The lost are like this,...
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Out of the Blue: Depression and Human Nature

David B. Cohen - 1995 - 368 pages
...for example, of poet Gerard Manley Hopkins (from "I Wake and Feel the Fell of Dark"): "I am gall, I am heartburn. God's most deep decree / Bitter would have me taste: my taste was me" and of the writer Virginia Woolf who, tortured by a sense of the monstrousness of her body, spoke...
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The Fateful Discourse of Worldly Things

David Halliburton - 1997 - 428 pages
...self as I taste it."21 The statement complements "I Wake and Feel the Fell of Dark": /I am gall, I am heartburn. God's most deep decree Bitter would...built in me, flesh filled, blood brimmed the curse. (H181) Pride chastened, the mortal self feels fate in the flesh. This last makes for a dangerous norm,...
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