The Complete Poems Volume 2

The Complete Poems Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1876 edition. Excerpt: ...to their right minde, And to the true God's worshipp be inclinde; Who doth, of all the world the SCEPTER beare, Rules and commaunds the nations euery where; The fatt shall eate and worshipp Him therefore, And they that lye in dust shall Him adore. Euen hee which cannot his own life preserue, Nor quicken his owne soule, the Lord shall serue. Their seed, 0 Lord! shall serue to worshipp Thee, And with Thy chosen people numbred bee; And to their children's children, shall expresse Thine euerlasting truth and righteousnes. PSALM XXIII. THE Lord my SHEAPERD is, Hee doth mee feed, His bounty euermore supplies my need; When I in pastures greene my fill haue tooke, He leads mee forth into the siluer brooke; Hee turnes my soule, when it is gon astray, For His name's glory, to His righteous3 way; Therefore although my soule detruded were, Euen to Hell's gates, yet I not ill should feare; 3 I add ' eous ' to 'right ' of the MS. agreeably to the Prayer Book version--" and bring me forth in the paths of righteousness." G. When Thou art with mee, what should mee dismayP Thy crooke, my comfort is; Thy staffe, my stay; My table Thou hast spread and furnisht soe, As glads my heart, and greiues my enuious foe; Thy balme powr'd on my head, doth sweetly smell; Thou makst my cup aboue the brimme to swell. Thy mercy, while I breathe, shall follow mee, And in Thy house my dwellinge-place shall bee. PSALM XXIV. THE Earth, and all things which on the Earth remaine, Euen all the world, doth to the Lord pertaine; Amid the Sea, Hee founded hath the Land And made this GLOBE aboue the floods to stand. Who shall unto JEI-IOUAH'S MOUNT ascend P Or who shall in His holy place attendP Euen hee whose...show more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 132g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236908384
  • 9781236908384