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" Oh that I had the wings of a dove, that I might flee away and be at rest;" for I felt that there could be no rest for me in the midst of such outrages and pollutions. "
Bentley's miscellany - Page 607
1854
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The whole works of the Reverend Mr. John Flavel ...

John Flavel - 1770
...exafperated, grieved, and wounded, crying out, Oh, that I had a cottage in the wildernefs ! or, Oh, that l had the wings of a dove, that I might flee away, and be at reft. ' (3.) Laftly, The neceffity, and defirablenefs, of this union further appears with refpect unto...
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Letters Containing a Sketch of the Politics of France: From the ..., Volume 1

Helen Maria Williams - Correctional institutions - 1795
...which led my wounded fpirit from the cruelty of man to the benignity of God — how often did I wifh " for the wings of a dove, that I might flee away and be at reft !" To be feated at the foot of thofe fheltering hills which embofomed fome mimic habitations,...
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The Spirit of Prayer; Or, The Soul Rising Out of the Vanity of Time, Into ...

William Law - Prayer - 1816
...Oh! sir, you have touched every string of my heart ; and I now wish, with the Psalmist, that " I had the wings of a dove, that I might flee away, and be at rest;" flee away from the spirit of this world, to be at rest in the sweet tranquillity of a life born again...
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The New monthly magazine and universal register. [Continued as ..., Volume 77

...heart — " existence would then have been a burden, the grave my only hope ; my only prayer, to have ' the wings of a dove, that I might flee away and be at rest.' From a fearful calamity I have been delivered by two strangers. Fortune has placed one beyond the reach...
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The Spirit of Prayer : Or, the Soul Rising Out of the Vanity of ..., Volumes 1-2

William Law - Prayer - 1823 - 252 pages
...Acad. Oh Sir, you have touched e'very string of my heart, and 1 now wish with the psalmist, that IJiad the wings of a dove, that I might flee away, and be at rest, flee away from the spirit of this world, to be at rest in the sweet tranqu;Ulity of a life, born again...
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The Literary magnet of the belles lettres, science, and the fine arts, ed ...

Tobias Merton (pseud) - 1826
...have found, for life, a home, " And after death, a grave ! June, 1825. MJJ STANZAS. Oh ! that I had the wings of a dove that I might flee away and be at rest. So prayed the Psalmist to be free From mortal bonds and earthly thrall ; And such, or soon or late,...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1826
...great Saviour and Benefactor, have carried their ineffable consolations to my heart ; and I have longed for the wings of a dove, that I might flee away and be for ever at rest. The next hour, the scene has been wholly changed : I have seen the multitude kiss...
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The Poetical Melange, Volume 1

English poetry - 1828
...o'erwhelm, Eemembering, like the fearless child, Our fathers at the helm. Anon. LINES. " Oh that I had the wings of a dove, — that I might flee away and be at rest." So prayed the Psalmist to be free From mortal bonds and earthly thrall ; And such or soon or late shall...
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The Poetical Works of Mrs. Felicia Hemans, Volume 2

Mrs. Hemans - 1828
...amidst our vines once more ! " ' 188 THE WINGS OP THE DOVE. THE WINGS OF THE DOVE. 'Ob! that I had the wings of a Dove, that I might flee away and be at rest!" OH ! for thy wings, thou dove! Now sailing by with sunshine on thy breast ; That borne like thee above,...
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The Poetical Work of Mrs. Felicia Hemans, Volume 2

Mrs. Hemans - 1828
...— Feace shall be our's, amidst our vines once more !'* THE WINGS OF THE DOVE. " Oh ! lliat I had the wings of a Dove, that I might flee away and be at rest !" OH ! for thy wings, thou dove ! Now sailing by with sunshine on thy breast; That borne like thee...
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