Specimens with Memoirs of the Less-Known British Poets

Specimens with Memoirs of the Less-Known British Poets

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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. 1860 edition. Excerpt: ...to choral hymns Of those that fly, while he that swims In thankful safety lurks; And foot, and chapiter, and niche, The various histories enrich Of God's recorded works. 160 36 Sigma presents the social droves With him that solitary roves, And man of all the chief; Fair on whose face, and stately frame, Did God impress his hallowed name, For ocular belief. 37 Omega! greatest and the best, Stands sacred to the day of rest, For gratitude and thought; Which blessed the world upon his pole, And gave the universe his goal, And closed the infernal draught. 38 O David, scholar of the Lord! Such is thy science, whence reward, And infinite degree; O strength, O sweetness, lasting ripe! God's harp thy symbol, and thy type The lion and the bee! 39 There is but One who ne'er rebelled, But One by passion unimpelled, ' By pleasures unenticed; He from himself his semblance sent, Grand object of his own content, And saw the God in Christ. 40 Tell them, I Am, Jehovah said To Moses; while earth heard in dread, And, smitten to the heart, At once above, beneath, around, All nature, without voice or sound, Replied, O Lord, Thou Art. VOL. III. L.'.161 Thou art--to give and to confirm, For each his talent and his term; All flesh thy bounties share: Thou shalt not call thy brother fool; The porches of the Christian school Are meekness, peace, and prayer. Open and naked of offence, Man 's made of mercy, soul, and sense: God armed the snail and wilk; Be good to him that pulls thy plough;. Due food and care, due rest allow For her that yields thee milk. Rise up before the hoary head, And God's benign commandment dread, Which says thou shalt not die: 'Not as I will, but as thou wilt, ' Prayed He, whose conscience knew...
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  • Paperback | 90 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 177g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236854152
  • 9781236854155