The Bard of the Dales, Or, Poems and Miscellaneous Pieces; Partly in the Yorkshire Dialect

The Bard of the Dales, Or, Poems and Miscellaneous Pieces; Partly in the Yorkshire Dialect

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1850 edition. Excerpt: ...Still bear in mind my Shepherd's care for me, Weep o'er my sin, each day for death prepare, Sigh o'er thy namestamp'dtool, and think on thee! JEHho hath Belicbca out SUyort? "Who hath believed our report?" The agonizing prophet cried; Where do the wandering tribes resort, For whom the King of Glory died? His goodness doth before them pass, The fairest of ten thousand He, Yet sin bewilders, and alas, In Him they can no beauty see. His Kingly presence they deny, While round their altars they resort, Well might the grieved prophet cry, "Who hath believed our report?" "Away with such a one," they cry, "Let timbrels sound, and damsels sing, This strange imposter crucify, For none but Caesar is our King!" Slain in the streets the martyrs lie, Who strove His kingdom to support? I Well might the trembling prophet cry, "Who hath believed our report?" His ministers to make Him known, Their time, and strength, and souls devote, Yet oft in sorrow cry alone, "Who hath believed our report?" All we like sheep have gone astray, From Him we have our faces hid, We each have turn'd to his own way, And done the things that were forbid. His faithful servants all day long, Do to repentance us exhort, Yet nightly raise the mournful song, "Who hath believed our report?" It was for us He was accused, Sank under sorrows not His own, Was buffeted, chastis'd, and bruis'd, To raise us rebels to a throne. The nails, the hammer, and the spear, And reed, with which His head was smote, All cry in the deaf sinner's ear, "Who hath believed our report?" Yes! both the pulpit and the press, The thunder of His power proclaim, Commend His blood and righteousness, And offer mercy in His name. Yet some are...show more

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  • Paperback | 42 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236545699
  • 9781236545695