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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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Edwin; Or, The Motherless Boy: Interspersed with Pieces of Original Poetry

Bourne Hall Draper - Conduct of life - 1827 - 232 pages
...often retired, for the purposes of study or devotion. Here he often repeated the beautiful sentiment, " The calm retreat, the silent shade, With prayer and...thy sweet bounty made For those who follow thee," In a retired part of it there was a pretty alcove. It was suitably furnished : there were many little...
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The Sacred Lyre: Comprising Poems, Devotional, Moral and Preceptive ...

Christian poetry, English - 1828 - 360 pages
...where Satan wages still His most successful war. •j}. 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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Sacred Poetry

Religious poetry - 1828 - 180 pages
...shade, With pray'r and praise agree ; And seem, by that sweet bounty, made For those who follow thee. 3 There, if thy Spirit touch the soul, And grace her...peace, and joy, and love, She communes with her God ! 4 There, like the nightingale, she pours Her solitary lays; Nor asks a witness of her song, Nor thirsts...
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The village vicar

Carus Richardson - 1828
...yourself on that head, I wish you may not err on the other side. You recollect the hymn of Cowper: " The calm retreat, the silent shade, With prayer and...thy sweet bounty made, For those who follow thee." shall we, before we leave this sweet sequestered spot, unite to address the Father of lights and of...
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A Selection of Sacred Poetry: Consisting of Psalms and Hymns, from Watts ...

Hymns, English - 1828 - 556 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 Friend, ed. by R. Smith, Vol. [1st and 2nd eds. of vol.1. The ..., Volume 1

Robert Smith - 1829
...From strife and tumult far; From scenes where Satan wages still His most successful war. The calnt retreat, the silent shade, With prayer and praise...For those who follow thee. There if thy Spirit touch my sool, And grace her mean abode; Oh with what peace and joy and love, She communes with her God!...
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The New Hymn Book: Designed for Universalist Societies

Sebastian Streeter, Russell Streeter - Hymns, English - 1829 - 408 pages
...flee ; From strife and tumult far ; From scenes where sin is waging still Its 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 presence cheer the soul, And grace her mean abode, O with what peace, and joy, and...
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A Selection of Psalms and Hymns for Public and Private Use: Adapted to the ...

Thomas Cotterill - Hymns, English - 1829 - 207 pages
...From scenes where Satan wages still His most successful war. 2 The silent shade, the calm retreat, With prayer and praise agree ; And seem, by thy sweet bounty, made For those who follow Thee. 3 There if thy Spirit touch thy soul, And grace her mean abode, Oh ! with what peace, and joy, and...
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Moral and Sacred Poetry

Thomas Willcocks - 1829 - 296 pages
...war. The calm retreat, the silent shade, With pray'r and praise agree ; And seem, hy thy sweet hounty, made For those who follow thee. There, if thy Spirit touch the soul, And grace her mean ahode, Oh! with what peace, and joy, and love She communes with her God! There, like the nightingale,...
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