Theme of the Pulley by George Herbert?


George Herbert was a 17th-century poet. He was a priest who wrote religious poems; his style is simple and concrete. The poem The Pulley follows this theme and style. Its words are full of devotion for God, "the creator of world." In this poem, he explains why God has given peace of mind to man, but also given him dissatisfied restlessness. Man's restlessness is a pulley with which the soul is lifted to God.
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