The Religious Topography of England

כריכה קדמית
Religious tract society, 1882 - 170 עמודים

מתוך הספר

מה אומרים אנשים - כתיבת ביקורת

לא מצאנו ביקורות במקומות הרגילים

מהדורות אחרות - הצג הכל

מונחים וביטויים נפוצים

קטעים בולטים

עמוד 43 - IT is a beauteous evening, calm and free ; The holy time is quiet as a Nun Breathless with adoration ; the broad sun Is sinking down in its tranquillity . The gentleness of heaven is on the sea : Listen ! the mighty Being is awake, And doth with His eternal motion make A sound like thunder — everlastingly.
עמוד 34 - Their blood is shed In confirmation of the noblest claim — Our claim to feed upon immortal truth, To walk with God, to be divinely free, To soar, and to anticipate the skies.
עמוד 83 - Of learning, where thou heard'st the billows beat On a wild coast, rough monitors to feed Perpetual industry. Sublime Recluse ! The recreant soul, that dares to shun the debt Imposed on human kind, must first forget Thy diligence, thy unrel axing use Of a long life ; and, in the hour of death, The last dear service of thy passing breath* ! « He expired dictating the last words of a translation of St.
עמוד 29 - Every eye shall now behold him, Robed in dreadful majesty ; Those who set at nought and sold him, Pierced and nailed him to the tree, Deeply wailing, Shall the true Messiah see.
עמוד 129 - He that hath found some fledged bird's nest may know At first sight if the bird be flown; But what fair well or grove he sings in now, That is to him unknown.
עמוד 2 - Pilgrim, burthen'd with thy sin, Come the way to Zion's gate, There, till Mercy let thee in, Knock and weep and watch and wait. Knock! - He knows the sinner's cry! Weep! - He loves the mourner's tears: Watch! - for saving grace is nigh: Wait, - till heavenly light appears. "Hark! it is the Bridegroom's voice: Welcome, pilgrim, to thy rest...
עמוד 40 - Where does the wisdom and the power divine In a more bright and sweet reflection shine ? Where do we finer strokes and colours see Of the Creator's real poetry, Than when we with attention look Upon the third day's volume of the book ? If we could open and intend our eye, We all, like Moses, should espy Ev'n in a bush the radiant Deity.
עמוד 58 - ... so the women and W. Hewer and I walked upon the Downes, where a flock of sheep was; and the most pleasant and innocent sight that ever I saw in my life. We found a shepherd and his little boy reading, far from any houses or sight of people, the Bible to him...
עמוד 4 - Ten thousand thousand precious gifts My daily thanks employ ; Nor is the least a cheerful heart, That tastes those gifts with joy. Through every period of my life Thy goodness I'll pursue ; And after death in distant worlds The glorious theme renew.
עמוד 90 - Here lies the Coal-heaver ; who departed this life, July 1, 1813, in the 69th year of his age ; beloved of his God, but abhorred of men. The omniscient Judge, at the Grand Assize, shall ratify and confirm this, to the confusion of many thousands; for England and its metropolis shall know, that there hath been a Prophet among them!

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