Tag Archives: Pain

O Kindle Me To Life Again

Closely lay thy lips to mine,
And let our souls and bodies join:
Let me suck thy balmy breath,
And fainting, glory in my death.
Take me dying to thy arms,
Ah me! I die with pleasing pain,
O kindle me to life again…
~William Pattison, “The Enjoyment,” 1728

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Weakness

Pain is weakness leaving the body.

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