The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, المجلد 28

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Ezekiel Sanford, Robert Walsh
Mitchell, Ames, and White, 1822

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الصفحة 257 - v. 8. The four and twenty Elders fell down before the Lamb, having every one of them harps and golden vials full of odours, which are the prayers of the Saints; that is, the prayers of good men are as grateful to God as incense from the Tabernacle. So David, Ps. xiv. 2. Let my Prayer be directed to thee as Incense.
الصفحة 78 - and loves, the general orb Of life and being; to be great like him, Beneficent and active Thus the men Whom Nature's works can charm, with GOD himself Hold converse ; grow familiar, day by day, With his conceptions; act upon his plan; And form to his, the relish of their souls.
الصفحة 96 - Good In this dark world : for Truth and Good are one; And Beauty dwells in them, and they in her, With like participation. Wherefore then, O sons of earth, would ye dissolve the tie ? O ! wherefore with a rash and greedy aim Seek ye to rove through every flattering scene Which Beauty seems to
الصفحة 76 - pomp, The rural honours his. Whate'er adorns The princely dome, the column and the arch, The breathing marble and the sculpturM gold, Beyond the proud possessor's narrow claim, His tuneful breast enjoys. For him, the Spring Distils her dews, and from the silken gem Its lucid leaves unfolds: for him, the hand Of Autumn tinges every fertile branch
الصفحة 244 - And God opened her eyes, and she saw a well of water.' Numbers xxii. 31 : ' Then the Lord opened the eyes of Balaam, and he saw the Angel of the Lord,
الصفحة 236 - And God opened her eyes, and she saw a well of water." Numbers xxii. 31 : ' Then the Lord opened the eyes of Balaam, and he saw the Angel of the Lord,
الصفحة 86 - His admiration: till, in time complete, What he admir'd and lov'd his vital power Unfolded into being. Hence the breath Of life informing each organic frame : Hence the green earth, and wild-resounding waves: Hence light and shade, alternate ; warmth and cold; And bright autumnal skies, and vernal showers, And all the fair variety of things.
الصفحة 16 - Rest at the fated goal. For from the birth Of mortal man, the Sovereign Maker said, That not in humble nor in brief delight, Not in the fading echoes of renown, Tower's purple robes, nor Pleasure's flowery lap, The soul should find enjoyment; but from these Turning disdainful to an equal good, Through all the
الصفحة 77 - elements and seasons : all declare For what the' Eternal Maker has ordain'd The powers of man : we feel within ourselves His energy divine : he tells the heart, He meant, he made us to behold and love What he behold* and loves, the general orb Of life and being; to be great like him, Beneficent and active Thus the men Whom Nature's works
الصفحة 49 - fills his arms ; so often draws His lonely footsteps at the silent hour, To pay the mournful tribute of his tears ? O ! he will tell thee that the wealth of worlds Should ne'er seduce his bosom to forego That sacred hour, when, stealing from the noise of

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