Cottage Verse

Cottage Verse

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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. 1852 edition. Excerpt: ...The land of glory and repose: And there, to dim the radiant scene, -The tear of sorrow never flows. In vain the philosophic eye Shall seek to view this fair abode; Or find it in the curtained sky: --It is the dwelling place of God. 151. Christ is all. Thou art the Source and Centre of all minds, Their only point of rest, Eternal Word! From Thee departing, they are lost, and rove At random, without honour, hope, or peace. From Thee is all that soothes the life of man, His high endeavour, and his glad success, His strength to suffer, and his will to serve. But, O Thou bounteous Giver of all good! Thou art of all Thy gifts Thyself the crown. Give what Thou canst, without Thee we are poor; And with Thee rich, take what Thou wilt away. 152. The Saviour. Thou art the Way: to Thee alone From sin and death we flee; And he that would the Father seek, Must seek Him, Lord, in Thee. Thou art the Truth; Thy word alone True wisdom can impart: Thou only canst instruct the mind, And purify the heart. Thou art the Life: the rending tomb Proclaims Thy conquering arm; And those who put their trust in Thee Nor Death nor Hell shall harm. Thou art the Way, the Truth, the Life: Grant us to know that Way; That Truth to keep; that Life to win; Which lead to endless day. 153. All-Seeing God. Thou, Lord, by strictest search hast known My rising up, and lying down: My secrect thoughts are known to Thee, Known long before conceived by me. Surrounded by Thy power I stand; On every side I find Thy hand: O skill, for human reach too high! Too dazzling bright for human eye'l The veil of night is no disguise, No screen from Thy all-searching eyes: Through midnight shades Thou findst Thy way, . As in the blazing noon of day. Search, try, O God, my thoughts and heart, If...
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  • Paperback | 44 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236810945
  • 9781236810946