The Early Life and Professional Years of Bishop Hobart

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D.A. Talboys, 1838 - Anglican Communion - 513 pages
 

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Page 169 - Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude ; Where, with her best nurse, Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. He that has light within his own clear breast, May sit i...
Page 247 - Who out of darkness call'd up light. Air, and ye Elements, the eldest birth Of Nature's womb, that in quaternion run Perpetual circle, multiform ; and mix And nourish all things ; let your ceaseless change Vary to our Great Maker still new praise.
Page 400 - I was made a member of Christ, a child of God, and an inheritor of the kingdom of heaven.
Page 281 - O GOD, forasmuch as without thee we are not able to please thee ; Mercifully grant, that thy Holy Spirit may in all things direct and rule our hearts ; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Page 496 - My heart leaps up when I behold A rainbow in the sky: So was it when my life began; So is it now I am a man; So be it when I shall grow old, Or let me die! The Child is father of the Man; And I could wish my days to be Bound each to each by natural piety.
Page 356 - But ye are departed out of the way; ye have caused many to stumble at the law; ye have corrupted the covenant of Levi, saith the Lord of Hosts.
Page 315 - ... those evils which the craft and subtlety of the devil or man worketh against us, be brought to nought ; and by the providence of thy goodness they may be dispersed...
Page 477 - Who gave himself for our sins, that he might deliver us from this present evil world, according to the will of God and our Father: 5. To whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.
Page iv - HAIL to the crown by Freedom shaped — to gird An English Sovereign's brow ! and to the throne Whereon he sits ! Whose deep foundations lie In veneration and the people's love ; Whose steps are equity, whose seat is law.
Page 283 - The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face to shine upon you and be gracious to you; the Lord lift up his countenance upon you and give you peace.

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