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Page 61 - HAIL, holy Light, offspring of heaven first-born, Or of the eternal co-eternal beam, May I express thee unblamed ? since God is light, And never but in unapproached light Dwelt from eternity, dwelt then in thee, Bright effluence of bright essence increate.
Page 130 - NELSON'S shrine; And vainly pierce the solemn gloom, That shrouds, O PITT, thy hallowed tomb ! Deep graved in every British heart, O never let those names depart ! Say to your sons, — Lo, here his grave, Who victor died on Gadite wave; To him, as to the burning levin, Short, bright, resistless course was given.
Page 64 - The sight of the glory of Jehovah was like Devouring Fire in the eyes of the children of Israel.' And again we read, in D. iv. 24, — ' Jehovah thy God is a Consuming (or Devouring) Fire, a jealous God.' And so says the writer of the Epistle to the Hebrews, xii. 29, quoting this very language of Deuteronomy, — ' For our God is a Consuming Fire.' And, indeed, the whole passage before us finds...
Page 85 - Begging your honour's pardon (replied Clinker), may not the new light of God's grace shine upon the poor and the ignorant in their humility, as well as upon the wealthy, and the philosopher in all his pride of human learning ? ' ' What you imagine to be the new light of grace (said his master), I take to be a deceitful vapour, glimmering through a crack in your upper story.
Page 179 - Oft she rejects, but never once offends. Bright as the sun, her eyes the gazers strike, And, like the sun, they shine on all alike. Yet graceful ease, and sweetness void of pride, Might hide her faults, if belles had faults to hide: If to her share some female errors fall, Look on her face, and you'll forget them all.
Page 100 - Coasting the Tyrrhene shore, as the winds listed, On Circe's island fell (who knows not Circe, The daughter of the sun, whose charmed cup Whoever tasted lost his upright shape, And downward fell into a grovelling swine...
Page 47 - L — d! said my mother, what is all this story about? A COCK and a BULL, said Yorick - And one of the best of its kind, I ever heard.
Page 66 - who is the light of the world," and has engaged, that those who follow him shall not "walk in darkness, but have the light of life," ordered him in his providence, suitable and effectual relief.
Page 163 - Sermons,' with his own comick figure, from a painting by Reynolds, at the head of them? They are in the style I think most proper for the pulpit, and show a strong imagination and a sensible heart ; but you see him often tottering on the verge of laughter, and ready to throw his periwig in the face of the audience.
Page 125 - ... or done penance, fuch a limited time, " according to the heinoufnefs of their crimes, " they then were permitted to defcend to the " next floor ; and fo on by degrees, until they " came to the door, which always faced the " entrance of the church, where they ftood to "• receive abfolution from the clergy, and the,