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" There stands the messenger of truth: there stands The legate of the skies! — His theme divine, His office sacred, his credentials clear. By him the violated law speaks out Its thunders ; and by him, in strains as sweet As angels use, the gospel whispers... "
Poems of William Cowper, Esq., with a New Memoir: Compiled from Johnson ... - Page 73
by William Cowper - 1846 - 284 pages
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Beauties of Cowper: To which are Prefixed, a Life of the Author and ...

William Cowper - 1801 - 231 pages
...Must stand acknowledg'd, while the world shall stand, The most important and cfibctual guard, Support, and ornament, of virtue's cause. There stands the...stablishes the strong, restores the weak, Reclaims the wnnd'rcr, binds the broken heart, And, arm'd himself in panoply complete Of henv'nly temper, furnislies...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1802
...Must stand acknowledg'd, while the world shall stand The most important and effectual guard, Support, and ornament, of virtue's cause. There stands the...him, in strains as sweet As angels use, the gospel yhispers peace. He 'stablishes the strong, restores the weak, Reclaims the wand'rer, binds the broken...
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Poems of Established Reputation: To Wit: 1st. The Art of Preserving Health

1802 - 288 pages
...stand acknowledg'd, while the world shall stand, The most important and effeftual guard, 335 Support, and ornament, of virtue's cause. There stands the...credentials clear. By him the violated law speaks out 340 Its thunders ; and by htm, in strains as sweet As angels use, the gospel whispers peace. He stablishes...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1803
...too; affectionate in look, And tender in address, as well becomes A messenger of grace to guilty men. There stands the messenger of truth: there stands...whispers peace. He stablishes the strong, restores tb« weak, Reclaims the wand'rer, binds the broken heart, And, arm'd himself in panoply complete Of...
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An Essay on the Best Means of Civilising the Subjects of the British Empire ...

John Mitchell - 1805 - 242 pages
...devil, who are taken captive by him at his will." Beautiful, also, is the portrait drawn by Cowper : There stands the messenger of truth, there stands...credentials clear. By him the violated law speaks out In thunders ; and l>v him, in strains as sweet As angels use, the Gospel whispers peace. He stablishes...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1806
...Muit stand acknowledged, while the world shall stand, The most important and effectual guard. Support, and ornament, of virtue's cause. There stands the...stablishes the strong, restores the weak, Reclaims the wanderer, binds the broken heart, And, armed himself in panoply complete .• Of heavenly temper, furnishes...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1806
...Must stand acknowledged, while the world shaH stand, The most important and effectual guard, Support, and ornament, of virtue's cause. There stands the...stablishes the strong, restores the weak, Reclaims the wanderer, binds the broken heart, And, armed himself in panoply complete < • Of heavenly temper,...
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The Columbian Orator: Containing a Variety of Original and Selected Pieces ...

Caleb Bingham - 1807 - 300 pages
...Must stand acknowledg'd, while the world shall stand, The most important and effectual guard, Support and ornament of virtue's cause. •There stands the...divine, His office sacred, his credentials clear. Uy him the violated law speaks out Its thunders, and by him, in strains as sweet As angels use, the...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1808
...stand acknowledged, while the world shall stand, . . i The most important and effectual guard, Support, and ornament, of Virtue's cause. There stands the messenger of truth : there standi The legate of the skies ! — His theme divine, His office sacred, his credentials clear. ,...
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The fruits of reflection; or, Moral remembrances on various subjects, Volume 1

Elizabeth Helme - 1809
...Must stand acknowledg'd while the world shall stand^ The most important and effectual guard, Support, and ornament, of virtue's cause. There stands the messenger of truth ; there standi The legate of the skies: his theme divine, His office sacred, his credentials elear. By him...
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