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Page 263 - What need they ? they are sped ; And when they list, their lean and flashy songs Grate on their scrannel pipes of wretched straw, The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed...
Page 304 - For he is not a Jew, which is one outwardly ; neither is that circumcision which is outward in the flesh : but he is a Jew, which is one inwardly ; and circumcision is that of the heart, in the spirit, and not in the letter ; whose praise is not of men, but of God.
Page 50 - The heavens are thine, the earth also is thine : as for the world and the fulness thereof, thou hast founded them.
Page 198 - Let people serve thee, and nations bow down to thee : be lord over thy brethren, and let thy mother's sons bow down to thee : cursed be every one that curseth thee, and blessed be he that blesseth thee.
Page 214 - That man is justified by faith without the works of the -law was the uniform doctrine of our first Reformers. It is a far more ancient doctrine — it was the doctrine of the whole college of Apostles : it is more ancient still, it was the doctrine of the' prophets : it is older than the prophets— -it was the religion of the patriarchs...
Page 277 - The tear down childhood's cheek that flows, Is like the dewdrop on the rose ; When next the summer breeze comes by, And waves the bush, the flower is dry.
Page 197 - Under a wise and beneficial government, the produce of the Holy Land would exceed all calculation. Its perennial harvest ; the salubrity of its air ; its limpid springs ; its rivers, lakes, and matchless plains ; its hills and vales : all these, added to the serenity of its climate, prove this land to be indeed a field which the Lord hath blessed (Gen. xxvii. 27.) : God hath girtn it of the dew of heaven, and the fatness of the earth, and plenty of corn and wine.
Page 57 - They read, walk'd, visited — together pray'd, Together slept the matron and the maid : There was such goodness, such pure nature seen In Lucy's looks, a manner so serene ; Such harmony in motion, speech, and air, That without fairness she was more than fair: Had more than beauty in each speaking grace That lent their cloudless glory to the face; Where mild good sense in placid looks were shown.
Page 263 - Old religious factions are volcanoes burnt out; on the lava and ashes and squalid scoriae of old eruptions grow the peaceful olive, the cheering vine, and the sustaining corn.
Page 263 - The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed, But, swoln with wind and the rank mist they draw, Rot inwardly, and foul contagion spread: Besides what the grim wolf with privy paw Daily devours apace, and nothing said: But that two-handed engine at the door Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more.