Tracts, Philogical, Critical, and Miscellaneous: Consisting of Pieces Many Before Published Separately, Several Annexed to the Works of Learned Friends, and Others Now First Printed from the Author's Manuscripts, Volume 1

T. Bensley, 1790

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Pagina 80 - Or of th' Eternal coeternal beam May I exprefs thee, unblam'd? fince God is light. And never but in unapproached light Dwelt from eternity, dwelt then in thee, Bright effluence of bright eflence increate.. Or hearft thou rather, pure, ethereal ftream, . Whofe fountain who mall tell
Pagina 181 - And fuch a frown Each caft at th' other, as when two black clouds, With heaven's artillery fraught, come rattling on Over the Cafpian, then ftand front to front, Hov'ring a fpace, till winds the fignal blow To join their dark encounter in mid air: So frown'd the mighty combatants, that Hell Grew darker at their frown.
Pagina 301 - worth the praife ? They praife, and they admire, they know not what, And know not whom, but as one leads the other: And what delight, to be by fuch extoll'd ? To live upon their tongues, and be their talk, Of whom to be
Pagina 390 - were eye-witneffes of his Majefty. For "he received from God the Father honour and *' glory, when there came fuch a voice to him ?' from the excellent glory, This is my
Pagina 390 - Son, in whom I am well pleafed. And this voice " which came from heaven we heard, when we ?' were with him in the Holy Mount, We have/
Pagina 301 - And know not whom, but as one leads the other: And what delight, to be by fuch extoll'd ? To live upon their tongues, and be their talk, Of whom to be difprais'd were no fmall praife * His lot, who dares be fingularly good. Th* intelligent among them, and the wife, ... Are few, and glory fcarce of few is rais'd. This
Pagina 301 - Let that come when it comes; all hope is loft Of my reception into grace; what worfe ? For where no hope is left, is left no fear; ;If there be worfe, the expectation more Of worfe torments me than the feeling can. I would be at the worft: worft is my port, My harbour, and my ultimate repofe;
Pagina 160 - XI. 754. How didft thou grieve then, Adam, to behold The end of all thy offspring, end fo fad, Depopulation! thee another flood, Of tears and forrow a flood thee alfo drown'd, And funk thee as thy fons; till gently
Pagina 134 - the middle pair . .Girt like a ftarry zone his waift, and round Skirted his loins and thighs with downy gold, And colours dipt in heaven ; the third his feet Shadow'd from either heel with feather'd
Pagina 133 - Againft foul fiends to aid us militant ? They for us fight, they watch and duly ward, And their bright fquadrons round about us plant, And all for love, and nothing for reward : O why

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