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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,... "
Poems - Page 40
by William Cowper - 1806
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1802
...— I say 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...him, in strains as sweet As angels use, the gospel yhispers peace. He 'stablishes the strong, restores the weak, Reclaims the wand'rer, binds the broken...
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Poems of Established Reputation: To Wit: 1st. The Art of Preserving Health

Poetry - 1802 - 288 pages
...powers) Must stand acknowledg'd, while the world shall stand, The most important and effeftual guard, 335 Support, and ornament, of virtue's cause. There stands...credentials clear. By him the violated law speaks out 340 Its thunders ; and by htm, in strains as sweet As angels use, the gospel whispers peace. He stablishes...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate, Volume 2

1803
...too; affectionate in look, And tender in address, as well becomes A messenger of grace to guilty men. There stands the messenger of truth: there stands...whispers peace. He stablishes the strong, restores tb weak, Reclaims the wand'rer, binds the broken heart, And, arm'd himself in panoply complete Of...
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An Essay on the Best Means of Civilising the Subjects of the British Empire ...

John Mitchell - British - 1805 - 242 pages
...devil, who are taken captive by him at his will." Beautiful, also, is the portrait drawn by Cowper : There stands the messenger of truth, there stands...credentials clear. By him the violated law speaks out In thunders ; and l>v him, in strains as sweet As angels use, the Gospel whispers peace. He stablishes...
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The Columbian Orator: Containing a Variety of Original and Selected Pieces ...

Caleb Bingham - Speeches, addresses, etc - 1807 - 300 pages
...they are 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...divine, His office sacred, his credentials clear. Uy him the violated law speaks out Its thunders, and by him, in strains as sweet As angels use, the...
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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...cause. There stands the messenger of truth : there standi The legate of the skies ! — His theme divine, His office sacred, his credentials clear. ,...
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The fruits of reflection; or, Moral remembrances on various subjects, Volume 1

Elizabeth Helme - 1809
...profligate sinner. " 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...cause. There stands the messenger of truth ; there standi The legate of the skies: his theme divine, His office sacred, his credentials elear. By him...
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The Pulpit, Or, A Biographical and Literary Account of Eminent ..., Volume 1

Peter L. Courtier - Christian biography - 1809 - 367 pages
...Criticism. BY QNESIMUS. ?, VOL. I. -The Pulpit, in the sober use Of its legitimate peculiar powers, Hut stand acknowledged, while the world shall stand ,...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 ..., Volume 1

Garnet Terry - 1809
...ONESIMUS. -The Pulpit, in the sohe Of its legitimate peculiar powers, Most Stand a'.Itimwl,,,l<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
...proselyte).... 1 say 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...divine, His office sacred, his credentials clear. jBy him the violated law speaks out Its thunders ; and by him, in strains as sweet As angels use, the...
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