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" There, if thy Spirit touch the soul, And grace her mean abode, Oh ! with what peace, and joy, and love, She communes with her God ! There like the nightingale she pours Her solitary lays ; Nor asks a witness of her song, Nor thirsts for human praise. "
Works: Life and Letters - Page 142
by William Cowper - 1835
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Sacred Poetry:: Consisting of Psalms and Hymns, Adapted to Christian ...

John Clarke, Jedidiah Morse, William Ellery Channing - Bible - 1820 - 500 pages
...successful War. 2 The calm retreat,' tye'Mft TTT-..1 1 t'lil ) )N •r" •1M With pray r and praise ag ' And seem by thy .sweet bounty made For those who follow th'ee. 3 There, if thy Spirit touch .this soul, And grace her mean abode•, :•'. O with what peace, and...
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Olney hymns [by J. Newton and W. Cowper].

John Newton - Hymns, English - 1821 - 332 pages
...flee, From strife and tumult far ; From scenes where Satan wages still His most successful war. •. 2 The calm retreat, the silent shade, With prayer and...by thy sweet bounty made For those who follow thee. 3 There, if thy Spirit touch the soul, And grace her mean abode, Oh, with what peace, and joy, and...
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The Classical Journal, Volume 24

Classical philology - 1821
...whether any stranger listens to the strain." Edin. Rev. No. LI. p. 198. Thus in one of Cowper's hymns : The calm retreat, the silent shade, With prayer and...agree ; And seem by Thy sweet bounty made For those that worship Thee. Thee, if Thy spirit touch the soul, And grace her mean abode, Oh, with what joy,...
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The Classical Journal, Volume 24

Classical philology - 1821
...whether any stranger listens to the strain." Edin. Rev. No. LI. p. 198. Thus in one of Cowper's hymns : The calm retreat, the silent shade, With prayer and...agree ; And seem by Thy sweet bounty made For those that worship Thee. ! Thee, if Thy spirit touch the soul, And grace her mean abode, Oh, with what joy,...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 1

1821
...they seek or wish. How different the real Christian ! He can address his .heavenly Father, and say The calm retreat, the silent shade, With prayer and...agree, And seem, by thy sweet bounty, made For those that follow Thee. COWPEB. Mortimer. Indispensable as Religion is to the well-being of «very society,...
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The Christian Herald and Seaman's Magazine, Volume 8

Christianity - 1821
...calling him at the eleventh hour, and he can say, while thus employed in worshipping his God — , . "The calm retreat — the silent shade, With prayer and praise agree ; And seem by thy sweet boiimy made For those who follow Thee." I was present when he united with the church. The air of deep...
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The Works of the Rev. John Newton ...

John Newton - 1821
...where Satan wages still His most successful war. 2 The calm retreat, the silent shade, With pray'r and praise agree, And seem by thy sweet bounty made For those who follow thee. 3 There if thy Spirit touch the soul, And grace her mean abode, Oh ! with what peace, and joy, and...
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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship

Jonathan Peele Dabney - Hymns, English - 1821 - 307 pages
...where sin is waging still, Its most successful war. 2 The calm retreat, the silent shade, With pray'r and praise agree ; And seem by thy sweet bounty made, For those who follow thee. 3 There, if thy presence cheer the soul, And grace her mean abode ; O with what peace, and joy, and...
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The Classical Journal, Volume 24

Classical philology - 1821
...With prayer and praise agree ; And seem by Thy sweet bounty made For those that worship Thee. Thee, if Thy spirit touch the soul, And grace her mean abode, Oh, with what joy, and peace, and love, She communes with her God ! There, like the nightingale, she pours * Her...
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Portions of the Psalms of David, with hymns on various subjects, selected ...

Charles Sleech Hawtrey - 1822
...Lord, I flee, From strife and tumult far ; From scenes where Satan wages still His most successful war. The calm retreat, the silent shade, With prayer and...peace, and joy, and love, She communes with her God. There, like the nightingale, she pours Her solitary lays ; Nor asks a witness of her song-, Nor thirsts...
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