Letters to a Young Lady: On a Variety of Useful and Interesting Subjects : Calculated to Improve the Heart, to Form the Manners and Enlighten the Understanding
William Fessenden, 1811 - 318 páginas
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Página 288 - WHEN all thy mercies, O my God, My rising soul surveys, Transported with the view I'm lost In wonder, love, and praise...
Página 28 - My soul breaketh out for the very fervent desire : that it hath alway unto thy judgements. 21 Thou hast rebuked the proud : and cursed are they that do err from thy commandments.
Página 294 - ... eye has not seen, nor ear heard, neither has it entered into the heart of man to conceive, the things which God has prepared for them that love him; — nor yet, I may add, the wrath which he has prepared for those who do not love him.
Página 18 - But if God doth so clothe the grass in the field, which to-day is, and to-morrow is cast into the oven; how much more shall he clothe you, O ye of little faith?
Página 188 - O shades of Hagley, where is now your boast ? Your bright inhabitant is lost, You she preferr'd to all the gay resorts Where female vanity might wish to shine, The pomp of cities, and the pride of courts.
Página 137 - We bless thee for our creation, preservation, and all the blessings of this life; but, above all, for thine inestimable love in the redemption of the world, by our Lord Jesus Christ ; for the means of grace ; and for the hope of glory.
Página 17 - The impassion'd soul? and whence the robes of light Which thus invest her with more lovely pomp Than Fancy can describe? Whence but from Thee, O source divine of ever-flowing love! And Thy unmeasured goodness?
Página 160 - 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.