Pia desideria: or, Divine addresses, in three books. Illustrated with XLVII. copper-plates

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H. Bonwicke, 1702 - Christian life - 238 pages
 

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Page 109 - Come, my beloved, let us go forth into the fields; let us lodge in the villages.
Page 17 - OL0RD, rebuke me not in thine indignation: neither chasten me in thy displeasure. 2 Have mercy upon me, 0 LORD, for. I am weak: 0 LORD, heal me, for my bones are vexed.
Page 223 - Oh, that I had the wings of a Dove, for then I would fly away and be at rest.
Page 43 - I be fafe from mine enemies. 3 The forrows of death compafled me : and the overflowings of ungodlinefs made me afraid. 4 The pains of hell came about me : the fnares of death overtook me. 5 In my trouble I will call upon the Lord : and complain unto my God. 6 So...
Page 124 - ... pious hands their mutual contracts sign! How ravishing's the pleasure of the Bed ! With what unspeakable delights 'tis spread, Where the chaste soul in her beloved's arms. And he in her's improve their mutual charms ! The bed on which such happy lovers rest Is downy peace in its own quiet blest. Here I was wont, when care drove sleep away, Pregnant with thought, to watch the dawning day. Here the dear He, that stole my virgin heart, Did oft to me his bosom-cares impart.
Page 139 - For lo, they that forfake thee mall pcrim : thou haft deftroyed all them that commit fornication againft thee. 27 But it is good for me to hold me faft by God, to put my truft in the Lord God : and to fpeak of all thy works in the gates of the daughter of Sion.
Page 87 - Lord ! who art the way, the truth, and the life ; in whom there is no darkness, error, vanity, nor death : the light, without which there is darkness ; the way, without which there is wandering ; the truth, without -which there is error ; the life, without which there is death : Say, Lord, let there be light, and I shall see light, and eschew darkness : I shall see the...
Page 202 - When eager to retrieve their Native Air, They rife a little height, and flutter there : But having to their utmoft Limits flown, (down. The more they ftrive to mount, they fall the fafter Each, tho...

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