'Until the Day Breathes Forth Life'

Sermon 72 on The Song of Songs

`My beloved is mine and I am his; he feeds among the lilies until the day breathes forth life and the shadows lie prostrate. Only the last clause of this passage has now to be treated, and I am in doubt, on entering upon it, as to which of the two preceding ones it should be joined to, for I cannot connect it with either. ...

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On the Song of Songs: Bernard of Clairvaux