An Account of the Infancy, Religious, and Literary Life of Adam Clarke ...: Written by One who was Intimately Acquainted with Him from His Boyhood to the Sixtieth Year of His Age

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T. S. Clarke, 1833

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Page 364 - Before me place, in dread array, The pomp of that tremendous day, When Thou with clouds shalt come, To judge the nations at Thy bar ; And tell me, Lord, shall I be there, To meet a joyful doom ? 5 Be this my one great business here, With serious industry and fear Eternal bliss to...
Page xxiii - A fool hath no delight in understanding, but that his heart may discover itself.
Page 325 - For though I be absent in the flesh, yet am I with you in the spirit, joying and beholding your order, and the steadfastness of your faith in Christ.
Page 114 - God had not flown through the midst of heaven, "having the everlasting gospel to preach to them that dwell on the earth, and to every nation, and kindred, and tongue, and people...
Page 184 - RYMER, in his capacity of historiographer royal, was appointed to transcribe and publish all the leagues, treaties, alliances, capitulations, and confederacies which had, at any time, been made between the Crown of England and other kingdoms.
Page 138 - Nymph of the grot, these sacred springs I keep : And to the murmur of these waters sleep : Ah spare my slumbers, gently tread the cave, And drink in silence, or in silence lave.
Page 22 - When he first the work begun, Small and feeble was his day: Now the word doth swiftly run ; Now it wins its widening way : More and more it spreads and grows, Ever mighty to prevail ; Sin's strongholds it now o'erthrows, Shakes the trembling gates of hell. 3 Sons of God, your Saviour praise! He the door hath opened wide ; He hath given the word of grace; Jesus
Page 364 - Lo ! on a narrow neck of land, 'Twixt two unbounded seas I stand Secure, insensible ; A point of time, a moment's space Removes me to that heavenly place, Or shuts me up in hell.
Page 163 - Committee that it may be very desirable, to have this Work completed by a Supplementary Selection of such other important Papers, as were omitted by the Original Compilers.
Page 43 - He had, however, previously published a volume of poems, under the title of, "A Series of Poems, containing the Plaints, Consolations, and Delights of Achmed Ardebeili, a Persian Exile, with Notes, Historical and Explanatory.

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