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" My boast is not that I deduce my birth From loins enthroned, and rulers of the earth; But higher far my proud pretensions rise,— The son of parents passed into the skies! "
The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature - Page 2
edited by - 1860
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A Memoir of the Rev. Edward Payson, Part 4

Edward PAYSON (D.D.), Asa Cummings - 1830 - 400 pages
...are several strong points of resemblance — will be reminded, at once, of those beautiful lines : " My boast is not that I deduce my birth From loins...rise ; The son of parents passed into the skies." doty, I am afraid it is only an attempt to build up a fabric of ray own ; and if I neglect it, the...
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A memoir of the rev. Edward Payson [by A. Cummings. Ed. by A.L. Payson].

Asa Cummings - 1830
...are several strong points of resemblance — will be reminded, at once, of those beautiful lines : ' My boast is not that I deduce my birth From loins...rise ; The son of parents passed into the skies.' of divine things. On comparing my former and present views, I find that the latter are much less confused...
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A Memoir of the Rev. Edward Payson, D.D., Late of Portland, Maine

Asa Cummings - Christian biography - 1830 - 486 pages
...are several strong points of resemblance —will be reminded, at once, of those beautiful lines : " My boast is not that I deduce my birth " From loins...But higher far my proud pretensions rise — " The soil of parents passed into the skies." disposition, is made better. On the contrary, I fear they are...
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A Memoir of the Rev. Edward Payson, D. D.: Late Pastor of the Second Church ...

Asa Cummings - Christian biography - 1830 - 486 pages
...are several strong points of resemblance — will be reminded, at once, of those beautiful lines : " My boast is not that I deduce my birth From loins...earth ; But higher far my proud pretensions rise ; The ťon of parents passed into the skiei." the effect of great humility. Finding myself so deceived here,...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper

William Cowper, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - 1830
...course. Yet O the thought, that thou art safe, and he ! That thought is joy, arrive what may to me. My boast is not that I deduce my birth From loins enthroned, and rulers of the earth; * Garth. But higher far my proud pretensions rise — The son of parents pass'd into the skies. And...
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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - English poetry - 1830 - 240 pages
...thought is joy, arrive what may to me. My boast is not, that I deduce my birth From loins enthron'd, and rulers of the earth; But higher far my proud pretensions rise — The son of parents pass'd into the skies. And now, farewell — Time unrevok'd has run His wonted course, yet what I wish'd...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 480 pages
...thought is joy, arrive what may to me. My boast is not, that I deduce my birth From loins enthron'd, and rulers of the earth , But higher far my proud pretensions rise — The son of parents pass'd into the skies. And now, farewell — Time unrevok'd has run His wonted course, yet what I wish'd...
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The Works of Cowper and Thomson: Including Many Letters and Poems Never ...

William Cowper - 1832 - 537 pages
...prosperous course: Yet O the thought, that thou art safe, and he That thought is joy, arrive what may to me. My boast is not, that I deduce my birth From loins...far my proud pretensions rise — The son of parents past into the skies. And now, farewell — Time unrevoked has run His wonted course, yet what I wished...
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American National Preacher: Or Original Monthly Sermons from ..., Volumes 27-30

Sermons, American - 1853
...son of thy handmaid." How many have been disposed to adopt the beautiful sentiment of Cowper — " My boast is not that I deduce my birth From loins enthroned, or rulers of the earth, But higher far my proud pretensions rise, The ion of parents passed into the...
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The Eclectic Reader: Designed for Schools and Academies

Bela Bates Edwards - Readers - 1832 - 324 pages
...course. Yet oh, the thought that thou art safe, and he! That thought is joy, arrive what may to me. My boast is not that I deduce my birth From loins...rise— The son of parents passed into the skies. And now, farewell! Time unrevoked has run His wonted course, yet what I wished is done. By contemplation's...
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