Miscellaneous Poems, Volumes 1-2

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James Nichols, 1814

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Page 156 - Now is my soul troubled; and what shall I say? Father, save me from this hour: but for this cause came I unto this hour. Father, glorify thy name. Then came there a voice from heaven, saying, I have both glorified it, and will glorify it again.
Page 242 - GOD bless the king, I mean the faith's defender; God bless — no harm in blessing — the pretender; But who pretender is, or who is king, God bless us all — that's quite another thing.
Page 151 - We have also a more sure word of prophecy; whereunto ye do well that ye take heed, as unto a light that shineth in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the day star arise in your hearts : knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation.
Page 2 - My dog I was ever well pleased to see Come wagging his tail to my Fair One and me; And Phebe was pleased too, and to my dog said, 'Come hither, poor fellow,' and patted his head. . But now, when he's fawning, I with a sour look, Cry. 'Sirrah!
Page 243 - Some say, compar'd to Bononcini, That Mynheer Handel's but a ninny ; Others aver that he to Handel Is scarcely fit to hold a candle.' Strange all this difference should be Twixt Tweedledum and Tweedledee.
Page 32 - twas two black crows — not three." Resolved to trace so wondrous an event. Whip, to the third, the virtuoso went; "Sir" — and so forth. "Why, yes; the thing is fact, Though, in regard to number, not exact; It was not two black crows — 'twas only one; The truth 'of that you may depend upon; The gentleman himself told me the case." "Where may I find him?" "Why, in such a place." Away goes he, and, having found him out, " Sir, be so good as to resolve a doubt.
Page 59 - Commit thy way unto the Lord, and put thy trust in him, and he shall bring it to pass.
Page 3 - But now she is absent, though still they sing on, The woods are but lonely, the melody's gone : Her voice in the concert, as now I have found, Gave ev'ry thing else its agreeable sound.
Page 57 - AND he spake a parable unto them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint...
Page 32 - 'tis an odd story this, About the crows !" — " I don't know what it is," Replied his friend. — " No ! I'm surprised at that ; Where I come from, it is the common chat : But you shall hear : an odd affair indeed ! And that it happened, they are all agreed : Not to detain you from a thing so strange, A gentleman, that lives not far from 'Change, This week, in short, as all the alley knows, Taking a puke, has thrown up three black crows.

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