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Page 271 - In its sublime research, Philosophy May measure out the ocean deep, may count The sands or the sun's rays ; but, God ! for Thee There is no weight nor measure ; none can mount Up to thy mysteries ; Reason's brightest spark, Though kindled by thy light, in vain would try To trace thy counsels, infinite and dark ; And thought is lost ere thought can soar so high, Even like past moments in eternity.
Page 151 - And because the breath of flowers is far sweeter in the air (where it comes and goes like the warbling of music) than in the hand, therefore nothing is more fit for that delight, than to know what be the flowers and plants that do best perfume the air.
Page 272 - Creator, yes! thy wisdom and thy word Created me ! Thou Source of life and good ! Thou Spirit of my spirit, and my Lord...
Page 271 - O Thou Eternal One ! whose presence bright All space doth occupy, all motion guide ; Unchanged through time's all-devastating flight ; Thou only God : there is no God beside...
Page 390 - For softness she and sweet attractive grace: He for God only, she for God in him. His fair large front and eye sublime declared Absolute rule; and hyacinthine locks Round from his parted forelock manly hung Clustering, but not beneath his shoulders broad...
Page 140 - For therefore we both labour and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God who is the Saviour of all men, especially of those that believe.
Page 426 - And now I am no more in the world, but these are in the world, and I come to thee. Holy Father, keep through thine own name those whom thou hast given me, that they may be one, as we are.
Page 151 - Trees I would have none in it; but some thickets, made only of sweetbriar and honeysuckle, and some wild vine amongst ; and the ground set with violets, strawberries, and primroses ; for these are sweet, and prosper in the shade ; and these to be in the heath, here and there, not in any order.