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" But alas ! recollection at hand Soon hurries me back to despair. But the sea-fowl is gone to her nest, The beast is laid down in his lair, Even here is a season of rest, And I to my cabin repair. "
Poems - Page 266
by William Cowper - 1810
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The Christian Contemplated in a Course of Lectures: Delivered in Argyle ...

William Jay - Christian life - 1830 - 432 pages
...overlooked this consolation, in the language he has put into the mouth of the lonely islander — " But the sea-fowl is gone to her nest, The beast is laid down in his lair; E'en here is a season of rest, And I to my cabin repair. There's mercy in every place, And mercy, encouraging...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Verses; Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1830 - 252 pages
...! recollection at hand', Soon hurries me back to despair*. 7 But the sea-fowl is gone to her nesf , The beast is laid down in his lair* ; Even here is a season of resf, And 1 to my cabin repair*. There's mercy in every place* ; And mercy^-encouraging thoughf ! Gives...
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The Christian Advocate, Volume 9

1831
...j-.iws of destruction. Here, the last lines of Selkirk's soliloquy appear in their correct bearing, "There's mercy in every place, And mercy, encouraging thought, Gives even affliction л gręce And reconciles man to his lot." After a short space of time, perhaps fifteen or twenty minutes,...
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The Academical Reader: Comprising Selections from the Most Admired Authors ...

John J. Harrod - Readers - 1832 - 324 pages
...be there; But alas! recollection at hand, Soon hurries me back to despair. 7. But the sea-fowl has gone to her nest, The beast is laid down in his lair;...here is a season of rest, And I to my cabin repair. There's'mercy in every place; And mercy — encouraging thought! Gives even affliction a grace, And...
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The Works of William Cowper: Table talk. The task. Tirocinium; or, A review ...

William Cowper - 1835
...In a moment I seem to be there ; But, alas ! recollection at hand Soon hurries me back to despair. But the sea-fowl is gone to her nest, The beast is...here is a season of rest, And I to my cabin repair. There 's mercy in every place, And mercy, encouraging thought ! Gives even affliction a grace, MISCELLANEOUS...
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The Christian Library: A Reprint of Popular Religious Works ...

Christian biography - 1835
...overlooked this consolation, in the language he has put into the mouth of the lonely islander — " But the sea-fowl is gone to her nest, The beast is laid down in his lair ; E'en here is a season of rest, And I to my cabin repair. " There's mercy in every place, And mercy,...
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Miscellaneous poems. Olney hymns. Anti-Thelyphthora. Table talk and other ...

William Cowper - 1836
...land, In a moment I seem to be there ; But alas ! recollection at hand Soon hurries me back to despair. But the sea-fowl is gone to her nest, The beast is...here is a season of rest, And I to my cabin repair. There is mercy in every place, And mercy, encouraging thought ! Gives even affliction a grace, And...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Verse: From the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1836 - 252 pages
...alas ! recollection at hand Soon hurries me back to despair. 7 Bat the sea-fowl has gone to her nesrt The beast is laid down in his lair ; Even here is a season of rest, And I to my cabin repair. "f ' There's mercy in every place ; And mercy— encouraging thought! Gives even affliction a grace,...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Verse, from the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1836 - 252 pages
...But alas ! ' recollection at hand 7 But the sea-fbwl has gone to her nest, The beast is laid downjn his lair ; Even here is a~ season of rest, . And I to mj- cabin repair. There's mercy in every place ; And mercy — encouraging thought! -Gives even affliction...
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The English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - 1837 - 263 pages
...In a moment I seem to be there But, alas ! recollection at hand .,_ Soon hurries me back to despair. But the sea-fowl is gone to her nest,. The beast is...down in his lair ; Even here is a season of rest, And mercy—encouraging thought! Gives even affliction a grace, . .tl And I to iny cabin repair. There's...
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