George Herbert Quote

Oh that I were an orange-tree,
That busy plant!
Then I should ever laden be,
And never want
Some fruit for Him that dressed me.


'Employment: He that is weary, let him sit' (1633)

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Oh that I were an orange-tree, That busy plant! Then I should ever laden be, And never want Some fruit for Him that dressed me.

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Oh that I were an orange-tree, That busy plant! Then I should ever laden be, And never want Some fruit for Him that dressed me.

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Oh that I were an orange-tree, That busy plant! Then I should ever laden be, And never want Some fruit for Him that dressed me.

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Oh that I were an orange-tree, That busy plant! Then I should ever laden be, And never want Some fruit for Him that dressed me.