The Poetical Works of Mrs. Elizabeth Rowe; Including the History of Joseph in Ten Books, and an Account of Her Life & Writings

The Poetical Works of Mrs. Elizabeth Rowe; Including the History of Joseph in Ten Books, and an Account of Her Life & Writings

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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. 1820 edition. Excerpt: ...the refreshing breath Of ev'ry flow'ry bloom, In balmy whispers own from thee Its pleasing odours come. The singing birds, the warbling winds. And waters raurm'ring fall, . To praise the first almighty Cause, With diff rent voices call. Thy num'rous works exalt thee thus, And shall I silent be? No, rather let me cease to breathe, Than cease from praising thee, O % Hymn n. TEGIN the high celestial strain, My ravish'd soul, and sing A solemn hymn of grateful praise, To heavVs almighty King. Ye purling fountains, as ye roll Your silver waves along, Whisper to all the verdant shores The subject of my song. Retain it long, you echoing rocks. The sacred sound retain, And from your hollow winding caves Return it oft again. Bear it, ye winds, on all your wings To distant climes away, And round the wide extended world My lofty theme convey. Take the glad burden of his name, Ye clouds, as you arise, Whether to deck the golden mom Or shade the ev'ning skies. Let harmless thunders roll along The smooth etherial plain, And answer from the crystal vault To ev'ry flying strain. Long let it warble round the spheres And echo thro' the sky, Till angels with immortal skill Improve the harmony. While I with sacred rapture fiVd The blest Creator sing. And warble consecrated lays To heaven's almighty King. HYMN HI. rpHOU didst, O mighty God, exist Ere time begun its race, Before the ample elements FiU'd up the voids of space. Before the pond'rous earthly globe In fluid air was stay'd, Before the ocean's mighty springs Their liquid stores display'd: Ere through the gloom of ancient night The streaks of light appear'd; Before the high celestial arch On starry poles were rear'd: Before the loud melodious spheres Their tuneful round begun, Before the shining roads of...show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236488601
  • 9781236488602