The Columbian Miscellany

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Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009 - 234 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1804. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... they shall be forever as jewels, in the crown of King JESUS, to adorn even Heaven itself! That you ma)' be adorned with grace here, nd glory hereafter, is the affectionate wish of Your sincere friend, W. HERBERT. Isai h lxii. 3. Mai. SACRED POETRY. HYMN To IMMANUEL. 1 UlD our Immanuel die for us, To save such poor rebellious men? Did he display his pity thus, That we might come to God again? 2 All human language wants a name, For such unfathom'd boundless love; This pure, immortal, fervent flame, Sprang only from the God above. 3 What can we add? our speech is faint; We sink beneath the pond'rous load! This Jove no eloquence can paint; 'Tis grand; 'tis worthy of a God. 4 O'erwhelm'd with this abyss of love, We stand astonish'd at the grace X'o die for all the fallen race. Did our Im-manuel die forus? XVhatimore can be by words exprest? ID'or sinners Cbrist was made a curse; Eternity must tell the rest.. HYMN To The MORNING. DAUGHTER of Heav'n, Aurora, rise, Thy cheerful course to run. With lustre crimson o'er the skies, And usher in the sun. Thy balmy breath's refreshing pow'r Shall soon revive the plain, Awake the sweets of ev'ry flow'r, And gladden ev'ry strain. The virgin yet untaught to sigh, Shall lightly tread the vale, And raise, with joy, the tearless eye To bid thy presence hail. Come, modest maid, with blushes speak, In all thy roses drest, Diffusing health on ev'ry cheek, And peace to evrj breast. Come.Morning, come, which Heav'n design'd Its choicest eriits to bear, And kindly teach the human mind, To worship and revere! The last Composition of the Rev. Ch. Westlsy. J.N age and feebleness extreme, Who shall a helpless worm redeem? JESUS! my only hope thou art, Strength of my failing flesh and heart: Oh! could I catch a smile from ...

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