The heart: its meditations and exercises, comprising Private prayers, tr. from the Greek devotions of bishop Andrews; by G. Stanhope, also, an intr., notes, and suppl. by J. Macardy
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Page xxviii - BRIGHTEST and best of the sons of the morning, Dawn on our darkness, and lend us Thine aid; Star of the East, the horizon adorning, Guide where our infant Redeemer is laid.
Page x - For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and wither as the green herb.
Page xxxiv - Kings of the earth, and all people ; Princes, and all judges of the earth : Both young men, and maidens ; Old men, and children: Let them praise the name of the LORD: For his name alone is excellent; His glory is above the earth and heaven.
Page 78 - Both riches and honour come of thee, and thou reignest over all; and in thine hand is power and might; and in thine hand it is to make great, and to give strength unto all.
Page 44 - Teach me to do the thing that pleaseth thee, for thou art my God : let thy loving Spirit lead me forth into the land of righteousness. 11 Quicken me, O Lord, for thy Name's sake : and for thy righteousness' sake bring my soul out of trouble.
Page 60 - Lord bless us, and keep us. The Lord make his face to shine upon us, and be gracious unto us. The Lord lift up the light of his countenance upon us, and give us peace, now and for evermore.
Page ix - ... the Scriptures, contain, independently of a divine origin, more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains both of poetry and eloquence, than could be collected within the same compass, from all other books that were ever composed in any age, or in any idiom.
Page 72 - Let not the waterflood overflow me, neither let the deep swallow me up, and let not the pit shut her mouth upon me.
Page 107 - Sanctify, we beseech thee, this thy fatherly correction to him; that the sense of his weakness may add strength to his faith, and seriousness to his repentance : that, if it shall be thy good pleasure to restore him to his former health, he may lead the residue of his life in thy fear, and to thy glory : or else give him grace so to take thy visitation, that, after this painful life is ended, he may dwell with thee in life everlasting; through Jesus Christ our Lord.