Extracts of the Journals of the Late Rev. Thomas Coke, L. L. D.: Comprising Several Visits to North America and the West-Indies: His Tour Through a Part of Ireland, and His Nearly Finished Voyage to Bombay in the East-Indies: to which is Prefixed, a Life of a Doctor ...

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R. Napper, 1816 - 271 pages

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Page 149 - These are thy glorious works, Parent of good, Almighty, thine this universal frame, Thus wondrous fair; thyself how wondrous then ! Unspeakable, who sitt'st above these heavens, To us invisible, or dimly seen In these thy lowest works; yet these declare Thy goodness beyond thought, and power divine.
Page 228 - tis nought to me; Since God is ever present, ever felt, In the void waste as in the city full ; And where He vital breathes, there must be joy.
Page 196 - That be far from thee to do after this manner, to slay the righteous with the wicked, and that the righteous should be as the wicked, that be far from thee : Shall not the Judge of all the earth do right...
Page 161 - O that men would therefore praise the LORD for his goodness : and declare the wonders that he doeth for the children of men!
Page 209 - Praise ye the Lord. Praise the Lord, O my soul. While I live will I praise the Lord : I will sing praises unto my God while I have any being.
Page 65 - After dinner we desired a private interview, and opened to him the grand business on which we came, presenting to him our petition for the emancipation of the Negroes, and entreating his signature, if the eminence of his station did not render it inexpedient for him to sign any petition. He informed us that he was...
Page 178 - When all thy mercies, O my God, my rising soul surveys, transported with the view, I'm lost in wonder, love, and praise. No. 78. 3 2 O how shall words with equal warmth the gratitude declare, that .glows within my ravish'd heart! but thou canst read it there.
Page 37 - He seems to be all meekness and love, and yet all activity. He makes me quite ashamed, for he invariably rises at four in the morning, and not only he, but several others of the preachers. Him we sent off, like an arrow, from north to south, directing him to send messengers to the right and left, and to gather all the preachers together at Baltimore on Christmas eve."8 1 Coke's Journals, pp.
Page 89 - Our painful contests, I trust, have produced the most indissoluble union between my brethren and me. We thoroughly perceived the mutual purity of each other's intentions in respect to the points in dispute. We mutually yielded, and mutually submitted ; and the silken cords of love and affection were tied to the horns of the altar for ever and ever.
Page 163 - Moab hath been at ease from his youth, and he hath settled on his lees, and hath not been emptied from vessel to vessel, neither hath he gone into captivity : therefore his taste remaineth in him, and his scent is not changed.

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