The Works with His Lift by Allan Cunningham Volume 8

The Works with His Lift by Allan Cunningham Volume 8

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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. 1834 edition. Excerpt: ... Will o' Wisp being, the victim, too frequently, of much imprudence and many follies. My great constituent elements are pride and passion. The first I have endeavoured to humanize into integrity and honour; the last makes me a devotee to the warmest degree of enthusiasm, in love, religion, or friendship; either of them, or all together, as I happen to be inspired. What trifling silliness is the childish fondness of the every-day children of the world! 'Tis the unmeaning toying of the younglings of the fields and forests; but where sentiment and fancy unite their sweets; where taste and delicacy refine; where wit adds the flavour, and good sense gives strength and spirit to all, what a delicious draught is the hour of tender endearment!---beauty and grace in the arms of truth and honour, in all the luxury of Innocence Looks gaily-smiling on; while rosy Pleasure Hides young Desire amid her flowery wreath, And pours her cup luxuriant; mantling high The sparkling heavenly vintage, Lovr: and Buss 1 Those of either sex, but particularly the female, who are lukewarm in that most important of all things, religion--" O my soul, come not thou into their secret!" I will lay before you the outlines of my belief. He, who is our author and preserver, and will one day be our judge, must he (not for his sake in the way of duty, but from the native impulse of our hearts), the object of our reverential awe, and grateful adoration: He is allmighty and all-bounteous; we are weak and dependent: hence, prayer and every other sort of devotion. "He is not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to everlasting life;" consequently it must be in every one's power to embrace his offer of " more

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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236555864
  • 9781236555861