The Book of psalms in an English metrical version, with notes, by R.Mant

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Richard Mant (bp. of Down, Connor and Dromore)
1824
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Page 112 - Therefore sent he thither horses, and chariots, and a great host : and they came by night, and compassed the city about, 15 And when the servant of the man of God was risen early, and gone forth, behold, an host compassed the city both with horses and chariots. And his servant said unto him, Alas, my master! how shall we do...
Page 143 - And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand ; and all the women went out after her, with timbrels, and with dances. And Miriam answered them, Sing ye to the LORD, for he hath triumphed gloriously : the horse and his rider hath he thrown into the sea.
Page 112 - And Elisha prayed, and said, LORD, I pray thee, open his eyes, that he may see. And the LORD opened the eyes of the young man; and he saw: and, behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire round about Elisha.
Page 54 - Truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun...
Page 59 - These are thy glorious works, Parent of good, Almighty, thine this universal frame, Thus wondrous fair; thyself how wondrous then ! Unspeakable, who sitt'st above these heavens, To us invisible, or dimly seen In these thy lowest works; yet these declare Thy goodness beyond thought, and power divine.
Page xiv - There is a certain coldness and indifference in the phrases of our European languages, when they are compared with the oriental forms of speech ; and it happens very luckily, that the Hebrew idioms run into the English tongue with a particular grace and beauty. Our language has received innumerable elegancies and improvements, from that infusion of Hebraisms, which are derived to it out of the poetical passages in holy writ.
Page 180 - All school-days' friendship, childhood innocence? We, Hermia, like two artificial gods, Have with our needles created both one flower, Both on one sampler, sitting on one cushion, Both warbling of one song, both in one key ; As if our hands, our sides...
Page 220 - Of smoke, and bickering flame, and sparkles dire. Attended with ten thousand thousand saints, He onward came; far off his coming shone : And twenty thousand (I their number heard) Chariots of God, half on each hand, were seen.
Page 74 - Rise, crown'd with light, imperial Salem, rise ! Exalt thy towery head, and lift thy eyes! See a long race thy spacious courts adorn; See future sons, and daughters yet unborn, In crowding ranks on ev'ry side arise, Demanding life, impatient for the skies ! See barbarous nations at thy gates attend, Walk in thy light, and in thy temple bend!
Page 12 - O God; let them fall by their own counsels ; cast them out in- the multitude of their transgressions ; for they have rebelled against thee.

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