The Solace of Song: Short Poems Suggested by Scenes Visited on a Continental Tour, Chiefly in Italy ...

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R. B. Seeley and W. Burnside, 1837 - 243 Seiten
 

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Seite 207 - Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness ; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!
Seite 98 - Although my house be not so with God; yet he hath made with me an everlasting covenant, ordered in all things, and sure: for this is all my salvation, and all my desire, although he make it not to grow.
Seite 13 - For we must needs die, and are as water spilt on the ground, which cannot be gathered up again; neither doth God respect any person: yet doth he devise means, that his banished be not expelled from him.
Seite 149 - They that make a graven image are all of them vanity; and their delectable things shall not profit; and they are their own witnesses; they see not, nor know; that they may be ashamed.
Seite iii - BLEST be the God of love, Who gave me eyes, and light, and power this day, Both to be busy and to play. But much more blest be God above, Who gave me sight alone, Which to himself he did deny : For when he sees my ways, I die : But I have got his Son, and he hath none.
Seite 229 - I have made thee this day a defenced city, and an iron pillar, and a brazen wall against the whole land : and they shall fight against thee, but they shall not prevail against thee : for I am with thee to deliver thee, saith the Lord ? Here, then, is still the pillar and ground of the Truth.
Seite 127 - ... Thoughts clothed in mystic might, That He, who rules in heaven above, Loves me, his child, — for He is Love. One hour upon this lonely shore, Where Paul before me trod, Hath lent me wings in hope to soar, And commune with my God : Oh would this fresh'ning southern breeze, That murmurs gently thro' the trees, And spreads their scents abroad, Bear hither, as my longings rise, The loaded gales of Paradise ! What is Life's course, by day and night, But an unstable sea, Now wrestling in malicious...
Seite 188 - mill such a goodly band ! " They know each want, they know each grief, They throng with me His mercy's throne, With me they kneel to urge relief, My nearest woes they claim their own : They cheer my soul with many a sign, Each doubt repress, and hush each fear; Sweet smile in every smile of mine| And weep in every gushing tear. " One is our object — one our aim, Whene'er a sacred rite I pay ; They own with me the Saviour's name, They own with me the Saviour's day ! While they my feeble service...
Seite 42 - Thou art become guilty in thy blood that thou hast shed; and hast defiled thyself in thine idols which thou hast made; and thou hast caused thy days to draw near, and art come even unto thy years: therefore have I made thee a reproach unto the heathen, and a mocking to all countries.
Seite 102 - Rhegium; and after one day the south wind blew, and we came the next day to Puteoli, where we found brethren, and were desired to tarry with them seven days; and so we went toward Rome. And from thence, when the brethren heard of us, they came to meet us as far as Appii Forum and the Three Taverns; whom when Paul saw, he thanked God and took courage.

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