A version of the Psalms of David, by a lay-member of the Church of England [J. Stow].

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John Stow

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Page 112 - I WAITED patiently for the Lord ; And he inclined unto me, and heard my cry. He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay, And set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings.
Page viii - The fairest productions of human wit after a few perusals, like gathered flowers, wither in our hands, and lose their fragrancy; but these unfading plants of Paradise become, as we are accustomed to them, still more and more beautiful ; their bloom appears to be daily heightened, fresh odours are emitted, and new sweets extracted from them. He, who has once tasted their excellences, will desire to taste them yet again ; and he, who tastes them oftenest, will relish them best.
Page 344 - LORD, and let my cry come unto thee. 2 Hide not thy face from me in the day when I am in trouble; incline thine ear unto me: in the day when I call answer me speedily.
Page 331 - SING to the LORD a new-made song ; / Let earth, in one assembled throng, Her common patron's praise resound : Sing to the LORD, and bless his name, From day to day his praise proclaim, Who us has with salvation crown'd : To heathen lands his fame rehearse, His wonders to the universe. 2...
Page ix - Now these be the last words of David. DAVID the son of Jesse said, And the man who was raised up on high, The anointed of the God of Jacob, And the sweet psalmist of Israel, said, The Spirit of the Lord spake by me, And his word was in my tongue.
Page 320 - The floods have lifted up, O Lord, the floods have lifted up their voice : the floods lift up their waves. The Lord on high is mightier than the noise of many waters : yea, than the mighty waves of the sea.
Page ix - David the son of Jesse said, and the man who was raised up on high, the anointed of the God of Jacob, and the sweet psalmist of Israel, said, The Spirit of Jehovah spake by me, and His word was in my tongue.
Page 271 - Turn us again, O God of hosts, and cause thy face to shine ; and we shall be saved.
Page viii - Israel experienced. He sought in piety, that peace which he could not find in empire ; and alleviated the disquietudes of state, with the exercises of devotion.
Page xii - Church, are not adumbrated ; and of those which allude to the life of David there are none in which the Son of David is not the principal and immediate subject.

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