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" And the swift-winged arrows of light. When I think of my own native 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 laid down in his lair, Even... "
Poems - Page 209
by William Cowper - 1806
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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 Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song

Charlotte Fiske Bates - American poetry - 1832 - 882 pages
...sea-fowl has gone to her nest, The beast is laid down in his lair, Even here is a season of rest, And 1 to my cabin repair. There's mercy in every place,...affliction a grace, And reconciles man to his lot. TO MART. THE twentieth year is well nigh past Since first our sky was overcast; — Ah, would that...
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A Tribute of Sympathy: Addressed to Mourners

William Newnham - Consolation - 1832 - 234 pages
...of appropriating those cheering consolations which are provided for the humble mourner. But again, " There's mercy in every place ; And mercy, encouraging...affliction a grace, And reconciles man to his lot." tJence, sorrow becomes excessive, when we forget the goodness of God displayed in the expressions of...
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A Tribute of Sympathy: Addressed to Mourners

William Newnham - Consolation - 1832 - 234 pages
...cheering consolations which are provided for the humble mourner. But again, " There's mercy in erery place ; And mercy, encouraging thought, Gives even...affliction a grace, And reconciles man to his lot." Hence) sorrow becomes excessive, when we forget the goodness of God displayed in the expressions of...
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The Academical Reader: Comprising Selections from the Most Admired Authors ...

John J. Harrod - Readers - 1832 - 324 pages
...hurries me back to despair. 7. But the sea-fowl has 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. There's'mercy in every place; And mercy — encouraging thought! Gives even affliction a grace, And...
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Poetic gems: partly original; but chiefly selected from the best authors: by ...

Samuel Blackburn - 1833
...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....affliction a grace, And reconciles man to his lot. ON THE NEW YEAR. HAS the late year effac'd one single crime? Or rather has it not the score increas'd, And...
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The Christian Library: A Reprint of Popular Religious Works, Volume 5

Christian biography - 1835
...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....every place, And mercy, encouraging thought! Gives every affliction a grace, And reconciles man to his lot." We consider it, II. With regard to TIME....
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An Improved Topographical and Historical Hibernian Gazetteer: Describing the ...

Rev. G. Hansbrow - Ireland - 1835 - 431 pages
...unnoticed for ten years ; Waverley for twelve ; and Paradise Lost could hardly find a Publisher ! ! ! But " There's mercy in every place, And mercy, encouraging...affliction a grace, And reconciles man to his lot." COWPEB. XIV AN INTRODUCTION TO THE HISTORY OF IRELAND. SECTION I. THE GEOGRAPHICAL DESCRIPTION OF IRELAND....
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Defoe's Robinson Crusoe

Wilbur Lucius Cross - Castaways - 1911 - 370 pages
...hurries me back to despair. But the seafowl 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....affliction a grace And reconciles man to his lot. What is the prevailing tone of this lyric? Do you find the same tone anywhere in Robinson Crusoef Defoe...
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Poems of sentiment and reflection

Poetry - 1912
...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....affliction a grace And reconciles man to his lot. William Cowper [1731-1800] "BLOW, BLOW, THOU WINTER WIND" From " As You Like It " BLOW, blow, thou...
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