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" O th' exceeding grace Of highest God ! that loves his creatures so, And all his works with mercy doth embrace, That blessed angels he sends to and fro, To serve to wicked man, to serve his wicked foe. " How oft do they their silver bowers leave To come... "
A cyclopędia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams - Page 40
by Cyclopaedia - 1853 - 733 pages
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Selections from the Christian Poets, Ancient and Modern

Christian poets - Christian poetry, English - 1851 - 431 pages
...embrace, That blessed angels He sends to and fro, To serve to wicked man, to serve his wicked foe. How oft do they their silver bowers leave To come...and nothing for reward : Oh ! why should heavenly God to man have such regard ! " THE GKASS WITIIEKETH, THE FLOWER FADETH.' SWEET day, so cool, so calm,...
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Heavenly thoughts for morning hours: selections, with a short intr., by lady ...

Heavenly thoughts - 1851
...embrace, That blessed angels He sends to and fro, To serve to wicked man, — to serve His wicked foe. How oft do they their silver bowers leave, To come...golden pinions cleave The flitting skies, like flying poursuivant, Against foul fiends to aid us militant 1 They for us fight, they watch, and duly ward,...
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Lays of the Church, and other verses, by the author of Kind words [signing ...

Frederick George Lee - 1851
...Spring's budding germs to find,— We'll pierce with Faith the clouds of Gloom, And see the sun behind ! " They for us fight, they watch, and duly ward, And...plant ; And all for Love, and nothing for Reward, O, why should heavenly GOD to men have such regard ?" SPENSER. DEAR Mother, ope the casement wide,...
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The Home friend, a weekly miscellany of amusement and instruction, Volume 1

Society for promoting Christian knowledge - 1852
...embrace, That blessed angels he sends to and fro, To serve to wicked man, to serve his wicked foe ! How oft do they their silver bowers leave, To come...us plant ; And all for love and nothing for reward : O, why should Heavenly God to mou have such regard ! • SPENSER. HALOS. IN certain states of the...
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The Homilist; or, The pulpit for the people, conducted by D ..., Volume 9

David Thomas
...attended by glorious angels. " How oft do they their silvery bowers leave, And come to succour us who succour want ; How oft do they with golden pinions...pursuivant. Against foul fiends to aid us militant, They fight, they watch and duly guard, And their bright squadrons all around us plant, And all for love,...
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The Homilist; or, The pulpit for the people, conducted by D ..., Volume 11

David Thomas
...copiously as ever. Angels " bright and fair," cannot do for us instead of Christ. Though— " For us they watch and duly ward, And their bright squadrons...plant, And all for love, and nothing for reward," They cannot supply the place of Christ. In these tears of Mary we discover : — Fourthly : Lamentabk...
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The History of English Literature: With an Outline of the Origin and Growth ...

William Spalding - English literature - 1853 - 413 pages
...embrace ; That blessed angels he sends to and fro, To serve to wicked man, to serve his wicked foe ! How oft do they their silver bowers leave, To come...ward, And their bright squadrons round about us plant j And all for love, and nothing for reward : Oh, why should heavenly God to men have such regard? Samuel...
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The book of English poetry, with critical and biogr. sketches of the poets

English poetry - 1853
...embrace, That blessed angels he sends to and fro, To serve to wicked man, to serve his wicked foe 1 How oft do they their silver bowers leave To come...for us fight, they watch and duly ward, And their bi-Hit squadrons round about us plant ; And all for love, and nothing for reward : O, why should heavenly...
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An Excursion Among the Poets

English poetry - 1853 - 360 pages
...serve His wicked foe ! How oft do they their silver bowers leave, To come to succor us that succor want ! How oft do they with golden pinions cleave...us plant ; And all for love and nothing for reward ; O, why should heavenly God to men have such regard T EDMUND SVENSER. — 1553-1698-9. GOD'S LOVE...
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature ...: A Biographical ..., Volume 21

John Clark Ridpath - Literature - 1898
...to serve his wicked foe ! How oft do they their silver bowers leave To come to succor us that succor want ! How oft do they with golden pinions cleave...pursuivant, Against foul fiends to aid us militant ! For us they fight, they watch and duly ward, And their bright squadrons round about us plant ; And...
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