A new metrical version of the whole book of Psalms: in various measures; more free, plain and harmonious, and more in the language of the New Testament, than former translations: with occasional notes and illustrations

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Alexander & Phillips, 1812 - 418 pages
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Page ii - BBOWN, of the said district, hath deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as author, in the words following, to wit : " Sertorius : or, the Roman Patriot.
Page 105 - And on a rock he set my feet, establishing my way. 3 He put a new song in my mouth, our God to magnify: Many shall see it, and shall fear, and on the Lord rely.
Page 219 - Thy face doth frown. 17 O let Thy hand be still upon The Man of Thy right hand, The Son of man, whom for Thyself Thou madest strong to stand.
Page 321 - O thou my soul, do thou return Unto thy quiet rest ; For largely, lo, the Lord to thee His bounty hath exprest. 8 For my distressed soul from death Deliver'd was by thee : Thou didst my mourning eyes from tears My feet from falling, free.
Page 93 - Thy justice is like mountains great ; thy judgments deep as floods : Lord, thou preservest man and beast. 7 How precious is thy grace ! Therefore in shadow of thy wings men's sons their trust shall place.
Page 38 - I got in beauty doth excel. 7 I bless the Lord, because he doth by counsel me conduct ; And in the seasons of the night my reins do me instruct. 8 Before me still the Lord I set : since it is so that he Doth ever stand at my right hand, I shall not moved be.
Page 58 - Earth's fat ones eat, and worship shall : All who to dust descend Shall bow to him ; none of them can His soul from death defend. 30 A seed shall service do to him ; Unto the Lord it shall Be for a generation Reckon'd in ages all.
Page 204 - God, thy way most holy is within thy sanctuary ; And what god is so great in pow'r as is our God most high '? 14 Thou art the God that wonders do'st by thy right hand most strong : Thy mighty pow'r thou hast declar'd the nations among.
Page 38 - I shall not moved be. 9 Because of this my heart is glad, and joy shall be exprest Ev'n by my glory ; and my flesh in confidence shall rest. 10 Because my soul in grave to dwell shall not be left by thee ; Nor wilt thou give thine Holy One corruption to see. 11 Thou wilt me shew the path of life: of joys there is full store Before thy face, at thy right hand are pleasures evermore.
Page 283 - I will sing to the Lord most high, so long as I shall live ; And while I being have I shall to my God praises give. 34 Of him my meditation shall sweet thoughts to me afford ; And as for me, I will rejoice in God, my only Lord.

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