The life of John Wilson, Issue 82

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Page 2 - Wisdom and Spirit of the universe ! Thou Soul that art the eternity of thought That givest to forms and images a breath And everlasting motion, not in vain By day or star-light thus from my first dawn Of childhood didst thou intertwine for me The passions that build up our human soul ; Not with the mean and vulgar works of man, But with high objects, with enduring things — With life and nature — purifying thus 410 The elements of feeling and of thought, And sanctifying, by such discipline, Both...
Page 56 - PERSOUN of a toun ; But riche he was of holy thought and werk. He was also a lerned man, a clerk, That Cristes gospel trewely wolde preche ; His parisshens devoutly wolde he teche.
Page 121 - God is minded (says he, speaking of this very subject) to make his religion light unto you ; for man was created weak.
Page 34 - From the end of the earth will I cry unto thee, when my heart is overwhelmed: lead me to the rock that is higher than I.
Page 153 - It is he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers...
Page 193 - God that made the world, and all things therein, seeing that he is Lord of heaven and earth, dwelleth not in temples made with hands ; neither is worshipped with men's hands, as though he needed any thing, seeing he giveth to all life, and breath, and all things...
Page 180 - Such was the talk they held upon their way, Of him to whose old City they were bound; And now, upon their journey, many a day Had risen and closed, and many a week gone round, And many a realm and region had they passed, When now the Ancient Towers appeared at last.
Page 94 - In the morning sow thy seed, and in the evening withhold not thine hand : for thou knowest not whether shall prosper, either this or that, or whether they both ahull be alike good.
Page 118 - For it came to pass, when Solomon was old, that his wives turned away his heart after other gods: and his heart was not perfect with the Lord his God, as was the heart of David his father.
Page 111 - From ills, that, painted, harrow up the breast, (What agonies, if real, must they give !) Preserve thy vot'ries : be their labours blest! Oh ! bid the patient Hindu rise and live. His erring mind, that wizard lore beguiles Clouded by priestly wiles, To senseless nature bows for nature's GOD. Now, stretch'd o'er ocean's vast from happier isles,. He sees the wand of empire, not the rod : . Ah, may those beams, that western skies illume, Disperse th...

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