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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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Hymns, anthems, and psalms, compiled by W. Burgh

Walter Burgh - Hymns, English - 1826 - 340 pages
...I 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. S. There if Thy Spirit touch the soul, And grace her mean abode, O, with what peace, and joy, and love,...
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The Gospel magazine, and theological review. Ser. 5. Vol. 3, no. 1-July 1874

1859
...what one said vainly, / am writing for eternity. How different were his musings, while he sang — " The calm retreat, the silent shade, With prayer and...seem by thy sweet bounty made, For those who follow tbee." Voltaire's works fanned the flames of the French Revolution, sowing the seeds of infidelity...
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The Monthly Repository of Theology and General Literature, Volume 21

Liberalism (Religion) - 1826
...where sin is waging still Ils most successful war. The calm retreat, the silent shade, With pray'r and praise agree ; And seem by thy sweet bounty made...those who follow thee. There, if thy spirit touch the foul, And grace her mean abode ; О with what peace, and joy, and love, She communes with her GOD !...
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The Christian Psalmist, Or, Hymns Selected and Original

James Montgomery - Christian poetry, English - 1826 - 456 pages
...enjoyments, and capable of communicating a sense of them to every other heart not dead to sympathy: — " The calm retreat, the silent shade, With prayer and...agree, And seem by thy sweet bounty made For those that follow Thee. " There, if thy Spirit touch the soul, And grace her mean abode, Oh, with what peace,...
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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship

Bible - 1826 - 342 pages
...From scenes, where sin is waging still Its most successful war. 2 The calm retreat, the silent shada, With prayer 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 ; O with what peace, and joy, and love,...
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Village Hymns for Social Worship

Asahel Nettleton - Hymns, English - 1826 - 488 pages
...where Satan wages still His most successful war. % 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 Then if thy Spirit touch the soul, And grace her mean abode, Oh, with what peace and joy and love,...
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The American Seaman's Hymn Book: Or, a Collection of Sacred Songs for the ...

Noah Davis - Baptists - 1826 - 293 pages
...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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Psalms and Hymns, Principally for Public Worship: Selected from Dr. Watts ...

Henry Forster Burder, Isaac Watts - Bible - 1826 - 500 pages
...far ; '.?! o.'T 'i From scenes where Satan wages still His most successful war. •. . ,, :';rf 1 2 The calm retreat, the silent shade, With prayer and...praise agree ; • •,•.() • And seem by thy kind bounty made For those who follow thee. - '. ...,/. 8 There, if thy Spirit touch the soul, '••...
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Edwin; Or, The Motherless Boy: Interspersed with Pieces of Original ..., Part 72

Bourne Hall Draper - Conduct of life - 1827 - 232 pages
...blessedness of a better world, even here below. Often, as I repeatedly visited him, did I utter the lines, ' 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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Specimens of sacred and serious poetry, from Chaucer to the present day ...

John Johnstone - 1827
...scenes where Satan wages still His most successful war. The calm retreat, the silent shade, With pray'r and praise agree; And seem by thy sweet bounty made,...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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