Palestine, and Other Poems

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Carey, Lea and Carey, 1828 - Hymns, English - 245 pages

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Page 157 - Waft, waft, ye winds, His story, And you, ye waters, roll, Till, like a sea of glory, It spreads from pole to pole; Till o'er our ransomed nature, The Lamb for sinners slain, Redeemer, King, Creator, In bliss returns to reign.
Page 123 - Holy, Holy, Holy ! though the darkness hide Thee, Though the eye of sinful man Thy glory may not see, Only Thou art Holy : there is none beside Thee Perfect in power, in love, and purity. Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God Almighty ! All Thy works shall praise Thy Name, in earth, and sky, and sea: Holy, Holy, Holy ! merciful and mighty ! God in Three Persons, blessed Trinity ! Amen.
Page 157 - FROM Greenland's icy mountains, From India's coral strand; Where Afric's sunny fountains Roll down their golden sand; From many an ancient river, From many a palmy plain, They call us to deliver Their land from error's chain.
Page 98 - BY cool Siloam's shady rill, How sweet the lily grows ! How sweet the breath beneath the hill Of Sharon's dewy rose ! 2 Lo ! such the child whose early feet The paths of peace have trod ; Whose secret heart, with influence sweet, Is upward drawn to God...
Page 70 - GOD, that madest earth and heaven, darkness and light; who the day for toil hast given, for rest the night; may thine angel-guards defend us, slumber sweet thy mercy send us, holy dreams and hopes attend us, this livelong night.
Page 79 - The Lord will come, a dreadful form, With wreath of flame, and robe of storm, On cherub wings, and wings of wind, Anointed Judge of human kind. 4 Can this be he who wont to stray A pilgrim on the world's highway, By power oppressed, and mocked by pride ? O God, is this the Crucified ? 5 Go, tyrants, to the rocks complain ; Go, seek the mountain's cleft in vain ; But faith, victorious o'er the tomb, Shall sing for joy...
Page 140 - Lo, the lilies of the field, How their leaves instruction yield ! Hark to Nature's lesson, given By the blessed birds of heaven ! Every bush and tufted tree Warbles sweet philosophy : — " Mortal, fly from doubt and sorrow : God provideth for the morrow...
Page 229 - And I saw no temple therein: for the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are the temple of it. 'And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it; for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb is the light thereof.
Page 164 - Thou art gone to the grave ! but we will not deplore thee, Whose God was thy ransom, thy guardian and guide : He gave thee, He took thee, and He will restore thee ; And death has no sting, for the Saviour has died ! ON RECOVERY PROM SICKNESS.

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