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" Tis not, as heads that never ache suppose, Forgery of fancy and a dream of woes ; Man is a harp whose chords elude the sight, Each yielding harmony, disposed aright, The screws reversed, (a task which if he please God in a moment executes with ease,)... "
A northern summer: or, Travels round the Baltic, through Denmark, Sweden ... - Page 221
by Sir John Carr - 1806 - 330 pages
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Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - Elocution - 1845 - 320 pages
...a harp, whose chords elude the sight j Each yielding harmony, disposed aright: The screws werstfl, Ten thousand thousand strings at once go loose,— Lost, till he tune them, all iheir power and use. I have read the instructed volume, Of human nature ; there, long since, have learned,...
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Memoirs of Maria Fox: Late of Tottenham

Maria Fox - Quaker women - 1846 - 493 pages
...a harp, whose chords elude the sight, Each yielding harmony, disposed aright ; The screws reversed, a task, which, if He please, God, in a moment, executes...Lost, till He tune them, all their power and use." 13th, Seventh-day. Her faith and patience were now to be put to a still closer proof. To languor and...
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Poems, with a memoir of the author

William Cowper - 1847
...is a harp, whose chords elude the sight. Each yielding harmony disposed aright ; The screws reversed (a task which, if he please. God in a moment executes with ease), Ten thousand thousand strings al once go loose, Lost, till he tune them, all their power and use. Then neither heathy wilds, nor...
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Memoir of Mrs. Deborah H. Porter: Wife of Rev. C. G. Porter, of Bangor

Anne T. Drinkwater - 1848 - 269 pages
...a harp, whose chords elude the sight, Each yielding harmony, disposed aright; The screws reversed, (a task which if he please God in a moment executes...Lost, till he tune them, all their power and use." But amid all her sufferings, we see her manifesting the spirit of the gospel; and though conscious...
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Criticisms

John William Lester - English literature - 1848 - 99 pages
...is a harp, whose chords elude the sight, Each yielding harmony, disposed aright; The screws reversed (a task, which, if He please, God in a moment executes...Lost, till He tune them, all their power and use. But far more exquisitely, more touchingly beautiful than all are those lines in which he refers " to...
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The Christian's penny magazine, and friend of the people [ed. by J. Campbell ...

Congregational union of England and Wales - 1848
...is a harp whose chords elude the sight, Each yielding harmony disposed aright ; The screws reversed, (a task which, if he please, God in a moment executes...Lost, till he tune them, all their power and use. No wounds like those a wounded spirit feels ; No cure for such till God, who makes them, heals." If...
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Visitor: Or Monthly Instructor

1848
...is a harp whose chords elude the sight, Each yielding harmony disposed aright ; The screws reversed, (a task which if he please God in a moment executes...thousand thousand strings at once go loose, Lost till he tunes them all their power and use." The circumstance was one well calculated to give rise to serious...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Cowper ...: Including the Copyright ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1849 - 672 pages
...a harp whose chords elude the sight, Each yielding harmony, disposed aright, The screws reversed, ( a task which if he please God in a moment executes...Lost, till he tune them, all their power and use. Then neither heathy wilds, nor scenes as fair As ever recompensed the peasant's care, Nor soft declivities...
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Windings of the River of the Water of Life: In the Development, Discipline ...

George Barrell Cheever - Faith - 1849 - 384 pages
...is a harp whose chords elude the sight, Each yielding harmony, disposed aright. The screws reversed (a task which, if he please, God in a moment executes...Lost, till he tune them, all their power and use. Very many things are to be guarded against ; God's Word is to be constantly and carefully hidden in...
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Poems: Complete in One Volume

William Cowper - 1850
...a harp, whose chords elude the sight, Each yielding harmony disposed aright ; The screws, re versed (a task which, if he please, God in a moment executes...Lost, till he tune them, all their power and use. Then neither heathy wilds, nor scenes as fair As ever recompensed the peasant's care Nor soft declivities...
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