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" For so have I seen a lark rising from his bed of grass, and soaring upwards, singing as he rises, and hopes to get to heaven, and climb above the clouds ; but the poor bird was beaten back with the loud sighings of an eastern wind, and his motion made... "
Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature - Page 434
1851
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Sermons on Practical Subjects: Extracted Chiefly from the Works of Divines ...

1774
...that is, with a troubled and difcompofed fpirit, is like him that retires into a battle to meditate. Anger is a perfect alienation of the mind from prayer...and therefore is contrary to that attention, which prefents our prayers in a direct line unto God. And, befides this, anger is a combination of many other...
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The Life of the Right Reverend Father in God, Jeremy Taylor ...

Henry Kaye Bonney - 1815 - 384 pages
...sets up his closet in the outer " quarters of an army, and chuses a frontier " garrison to be wise in. Anger is a perfect " alienation of the mind from prayer,...grass, and soaring upwards " singing as he rises, and hopes to get to " heaven, and climb above the clouds ; but " the poor bird was beaten back with the...
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Discourses on Various Subjects, Volume 1

Jeremy Taylor - 1816
...sets up his closet in the out quarters of an army, and chooses a frontier garrison to ' be wise in. Anger is a perfect alienation of the mind from prayer,...attention, which presents our prayers in a right line i to God. For so have 1 seen a lark rising from his bed of grass, and soaring upwards, singing as he...
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Sermons Selected from the Works of the Most Eminent Divines of the 16th ...

Edward Atkyns Bray - 1818 - 424 pages
...passions. Prayer is the daughter of Charity, and the sister of Meekness. Anger, on the other hand, is a perfect alienation of the mind from prayer ; and therefore is contrary to that devout attention which presents our prayers immediately to God. Thus have I seen the morning-lark rising...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1819
...sets up his closet in the out-rfoartcis **" 8L an army, and chooses a frontier garrison to be wise in. Anger is a perfect alienation of the mind from prayer, and therefore is contrary to tbat attention which presents our prayers in a right line to God. For so have I seen a lark rising...
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The Whole Works of the Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor: With a Life of ..., Volume 5

Jeremy Taylor, Reginald Heber - 1822
...and sets up his closet in the out-quarters of an army, and chooses a frontier-garrison to be wise in. Anger is a perfect alienation of the mind from prayer,...grass, ( and soaring upwards, singing as he rises, and hopes to get J to heaven, and climb above the clouds; but the poor bird . was beaten back with the...
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Sermons

Jeremy Taylor, Reginald Heber - 1822
...and sets up his closet in the out-quarters of an army, and chooses a frontier-garrison to be wise in. Anger is a perfect alienation of the mind from prayer,...attention, which presents our prayers in a right line to I God. For so have I aeen a lark rising from his bed of grass, and soaring upwards, singing as he rises,...
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A course of sermons for all the Sundays of the year, with 12 ..., Volume 1

Jeremy Taylor (bp. of Down and Connor.) - 1826
...and sets up his closet in the out-quarters of an army, and chooses a frontier-garrison to be wise in. Anger is a perfect alienation of the mind from prayer,...grass and soaring upwards, singing as he rises, and hopes to get to heaven, and climb above the clouds ; but the poor bird was beaten back with the loud...
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A Collection of Essays and Tracts in Theology, from Various ..., Volume 6

Jared Sparks - 1826
...sets up his closet in the outer quarters of an army, and chooses a frontier garrison to be wise in. Anger is a perfect alienation of the mind from prayer,...grass, and soaring upwards, singing as he rises, and hopes to get to heaven, and climb above the clouds ; but the poor bird was beaten back with the loud...
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A Course of Sermons for All the Sundays of the Year: Fitted to the ..., Volume 1

Jeremy Taylor - 1826
...and sets up his closet in the out-quarters of an army, and chooses a frontier-garrison to be wise in. Anger is a perfect alienation of the mind from prayer,...grass and soaring upwards, singing as he rises, and hopes to get to heaven, and climb above the clouds ; but the poor bird was beaten back with the loud...
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