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" Must stand acknowledged, while the world shall stand, The most important and effectual guard, Support and ornament of virtue's cause. There stands the messenger of truth : there stands The legate of the skies ! His theme divine, His office sacred, his... "
The General chronicle and literary magazine - Page 141
1811
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1800 - 420 pages
...the pulpit (in the sober use Of its legitimate, peculiar pow'rs) Must stand acknowledg'd, while the world shall stand, The most important and effectual guard, Support, and ornament, of virtue's cause. There stands the messenger of truth ; there stands The legate of the skies! — His theme divine, His...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper, John Newton - English poetry - 1802
...the pulpit (in the sober use Of its legitimate, peculiar pow'rs) Must stand acknowledg'd, while the world shall stand The most important and effectual guard, Support, and ornament, of virtue's cause. There stands the messenger of truth : there stands The legate of the skies ! — His theme divine,...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1806
...(in the sober use Of its legitimate, peculiar powers) Must stand acknowledged, while the world shaH stand, The most important and effectual guard, Support, and ornament, of virtue's cause. There stands the messenger of truth : there stands The legate of the skies ! — His theme divine,...
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The Columbian Orator: Containing a Variety of Original and Selected Pieces ...

Caleb Bingham - Speeches, addresses, etc - 1807 - 300 pages
...cultivated. Tho. " The pulpit; And I name it, filPd with solemn awe, Must stand acknowledg'd, while the world shall stand, The most important and effectual guard, Support and ornament of virtue's cause. •There stands the messenger of truth. There stands. The legate of the skies : his theme divine, His...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1808
...Of it's legitimate, peculiar pow'rs) , Must stand acknowledged, while the world shall stand, . . i The most important and effectual guard, Support, and ornament, of Virtue's cause. There stands the messenger of truth : there standi The legate of the skies ! — His theme divine,...
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The fruits of reflection; or, Moral remembrances on various subjects, Volume 1

Elizabeth Helme - 1809
..." The pulpit (in the sober use Of its legitimate peculiar pow'rs) Must stand acknowledg'd while the world shall stand^ The most important and effectual guard, Support, and ornament, of virtue's cause. There stands the messenger of truth ; there standi The legate of the skies: his theme divine, His office...
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The Pulpit, Or, A Biographical and Literary Account of Eminent ..., Volume 1

Peter L. Courtier - Christian biography - 1809 - 367 pages
...-The Pulpit, in the sober use Of its legitimate peculiar powers, Hut stand acknowledged, while the world shall stand , The most important and effectual guard, Support, and ornament, of virtue's cause. COWPER. LONDON: PRINTED FOR MATHEWS AND LEIGH, STRAND, By James Moyes, GrevUle Street. .*./ -. IT seems...
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The pulpit; or, A biographical and literary account of eminent popular ...

Garnet Terry - 1809
...-The Pulpit, in the sohe Of its legitimate peculiar powers, Most Stand a'.Itimwl,,,lę<nl. while the world shall stand, The most important and effectual guard, Support, and ornament, of virtne's canse. COWPER. LONDON: PRINTED FOR MATHEWS AND LEIGH, STRAND, By James Moyes, Greville Street....
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The Task: A Poem. In Six Books

William Cowper - English poetry - 1810 - 193 pages
...the pulpit (in the sober use Of its legitimate, peculiar pow'rs) 'Must stand acknowledg'd, while the world shall stand, The most important and effectual guard, Support, and ornament, of virtue's cause. There stands the messenger of truth : there stands The legate of the skies !....His theme divine, His...
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The American Review of History and Politics, and General ..., Volume 1

Europe - 1811
..." Must stand acknowledg'd, while the world shall stand, " The most important and effectual puard, " Support and ornament of virtue's cause. The poet has...encomium judiciously, by the words of the passage 1 have quoted, which are included within a parenthesis. The pulpit in France does not merit this eulogy,...
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