Katherine Jacox CRAW Poetry Prof. Juilfs 27 February 2009 Literalization of “Redemption” by George Herbert Having been tenant long to a rich lord, Not thriving, I resolved to be bold, And make a suit unto him, to afford A new small-rented lease, and cancel the old. In heaven at his manor I him sought; They told me there that he was lately gone And some land, which he had dearly bought Long since on earth, to take possession. I straight returned, and knowing his great birth, Sought him accordingly in great resorts; In cities, theaters, gardens, parks, and courts; At length I heard a ragged noise and mirth Of thieves and murderers; there I him espied, _Who straight, your suit is granted, said, and died._ I had long been a tenant to a very wealthy Lord. Not having much luck with wealth, I went to boldly ask Him to make me a new lease, in place of the old one. I looked for Him inside His godly house, and did not find Him. I was told that He was not home and was......
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