The Harp of Canaan, Or, Selections from the Best Poets on Biblical Subjects

The Harp of Canaan, Or, Selections from the Best Poets on Biblical Subjects

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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. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ...That comes to set us free! The dwellers of the rock shall sing, And utter praise to Thee!-Tabor and Hermon yet shall see Their glories glow again, And blossoms spring on field and tree, That ever shall remain. " The happy child in dragon's way Shall frolic with delight; The lamb shall round the leopard play, And all in love unite; The dove on Zion's hill shall light, That all the world must see. Hail to the J ourneyer, in His might, That comes to set us free! " WATGHMAN! WHAT OF THE NIGHT '! WzvrcHnan! tell us of the night, What its signs of promise are: Traveller! o'er yon niountain's height See that glory-beaming star! Watchman! doth its beauteous ray Aught of hope or joy foretell? Traveller! yes! it brings the day, Promis'd day of Israel., Watchman! tell us of the night; Higher yet that star ascends: Traveller! blessedness and light, Peace and truth its course portends. Watchman! will its beams alone Gild the spot that gave them birth 'L' Traveller! ages are its own, And it bursts o'er all the earth. Watchman! tell us of the night, For the morning seems to dawn: Traveller l darkness takes its flight, Doubt and terror are whithdrawn. Watchmanl let thy wand'rings cease;, Hie thee to thy quiet home: Traveller! lo! the Prince of Peace, Lo l the Son 01' God is come. THE HARP or CAITAAN. HISTORICAL INCIDEITTS OF THE NEW' TESTAMENT. MESSIAH'S ADVENT. He came not in his people's day Of miracle and might, When awe-struck nations owned their sway, And conquest crown'd each fight;--When nature's self with wonder saw Her ancient power, her boasted law, To feeble man give way--'The elements of earth and heaven Israel stayed--for Judah riven! Pillar and...
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  • Paperback | 66 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 136g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123686932X
  • 9781236869326