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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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The baptist Magazine

1829
...I'Yoiii scenes where Satan wages still His most successful war. VOL. IV. ad Series. The calm retreat and silent shade,* With prayer and praise agree ; And seem by thy sweet b. unit v made For those who follow thee. There, if thy .spirit touch the soul. And grace her mean...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper, Volume 3

William Cowper - 1831
...XLVI. RETIREMENT. FAR from the world, O Lord, I flee, From strife and tumult far ; From scenes were Satan wages still His most successful war. * Isaiah...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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Pietas privata, the book of private devotion, with an intr. essay on prayer

Hannah More - 1830
...danger far ; From scenes where Satan wages still His most successful war. The calm retreat, the quiet shade, With prayer and praise agree, And seem by thy...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 solitary...
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Memorial fragments of Azubah Clark, compiled by H. Clark

Azubah Clark - 1830 - 80 pages
...proofs exist, that in the retirement of the closet her thoughts were fixed with intensity upon them. " 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 ; Oh ! with what peace, and joy,...
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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship

Francis William Pitt Greenwood - Bible - 1830 - 590 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...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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The Methodist Review, Volume 1; Volume 12

Methodist Church - 1830
...greater than them all together, — Cowper. Here is a lyric of his, — three stanzas of a hymn : — " 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 Christian worship, by H.E. Howse, junr

Christian worship - 1830
...where sin is waging still It's 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 ; O with what peace, and joy, and love,...
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The Camp-meeting Chorister, Or, A Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs ...

Camp meetings - 1830 - 320 pages
...made For those who follow thee. 3 There if thy spirit touch the heart. And grace her mean ahode ; Ol with what peace, and joy, and love, She communes with her God. 4 Author and guardian of my days, Sweet source of light divine, And — —all harmonious names in...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper, Volume 3

William Cowper - 1831
...upon the heart. XLVI. RETIREMENT. FAR from the world, O Lord, I flee, From strife and tumult far ; 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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The Lady of the Manor: Being a Series of Conversations on the ..., Volume 2

Mary Martha Sherwood - Conduct of life - 1831
...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...thy Spirit touch the soul, And grace her mean abode, O ! with what peace, and joy, and love, She communes with her God ! "There, like the nightingale, she...
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