Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Birth-day of William Ellery Channing: At the Church of the Saviour and at the Academy of Music, Brooklyn, N.Y., Tuesday and Wednesday, April 6 and 7, 1880
G. H. Ellis, 1880 - 205 pages
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Page 92 - From all that dwell below the skies, Let the Creator's praise arise; Let the Redeemer's name be sung, Through every land, by every tongue. 2. Eternal are thy mercies, Lord; Eternal truth attends thy word: Thy praise shall sound from shore to shore, Till suns shall rise and set no more.
Page 98 - Continually do cry : 3 O holy, holy, holy Lord, Whom heavenly hosts obey, The world is with the glory filled Of thy majestic sway ! 4 The apostles' glorious company, And prophets crowned with light, With all the martyrs' noble host, Thy constant praise recite.
Page 98 - The apostles' glorious company, And prophets crowned with light, With all the martyrs' noble host, Thy constant praise recite. 5 The holy church throughout the world, O Lord, confesses Thee, That Thou eternal Father art, Of boundless majesty.
Page 149 - Lo ! in the clouds of heaven appears God's well-beloved Son ; He brings a train of brighter years : His kingdom is begun. He comes, a guilty world to bless With mercy, truth, and righteousness.
Page 59 - I call that mind free which jealously guards its intellectual rights and powers, which calls no man master, which does not content itself with a passive or hereditary faith, which opens itself to light whencesoever it may come, which receives new truth as an angel from heaven, which, whilst consulting others, inquires still more of the oracle within itself, and uses instructions from abroad not to supersede but to quicken and exalt its own energies. I call that mind free...
Page 119 - Come, kingdom of our God ! And make the broad earth thine, Stretch o'er her lands and isles the rod That flowers with grace divine. Soon may all tribes be blest With fruit from life's glad tree ; And in its shade like brothers rest, Sons of one family.
Page 27 - I will make thee unto this people a fenced brazen wall : and they shall fight against thee, but they shall not prevail against thee : for I am with thee to save thee and to deliver thee, saith the LORD.
Page 183 - And it shall come to pass, that every one that is left in thine house shall come and crouch to him for a piece of silver and a morsel of bread, and shall say, Put me, I pray thee, into one of the priests' offices, that I may eat a piece of bread.
Page 119 - G«d. 1 COME, kingdom of our God, Sweet reign of light and love ! Shed peace, and hope, and joy abroad, And wisdom from above. 2 Over our spirits first Extend thy healing reign ; There raise and quench the sacred thirst That never pains again.