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" Father of light and life, thou Good Supreme ! O teach me what is good ; teach me Thyself! Save me from folly, vanity, and vice, From every low pursuit; and feed my soul With knowledge, conscious peace, and virtue pure; Sacred, substantial, never-fading... "
The Works of James Thomson: With His Last Corrections and Improvements. ... - Page 172
by James Thomson - 1766
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Select lessons in prose and verse, from various authors, to which are added ...

Select lessons - 1785
...PRAYER. THOMSON. FATHER of Light and Life! thou good fupreme! O teach me what is good! teach me Thyfelf! Save me from Folly, Vanity, and Vice, From every low Purfuit! and feed my Soul With Knowledge, confcious Peace, and Virtue Pure, Sacred, fubftantial, never-fading Blifs! Man...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 91-92

John Bell - English poetry - 1787
...round. Father of Light and Life! thou Good Supreme t O teach me what is good ! teach rne Thyfclf ! Save me from folly, vanity, and vice, From every low purfuit! and feed my foul 2>O With knowledget confeious peace, and virtue pure; ,Sacred, fubftantial, never-fading blifsf The...
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The Works of James Thomson: With His Last Corrections and Improvements ...

James Thomson, Patrick Murdoch - 1788
...yet deluded Man, A fcene of crude disjointed vifions paft, And broken flumbers, rifes ftill refolv'd, With new-flufh'd hopes, to run the giddy round. FATHER...and vice, From every low purfuit ! and feed my foul With knowledge, confcious peace, and virtue pure; v' Sacred, fubftantial, never-fading blifs ! \S The...
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Elegant Extracts; Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry ..., Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791
...EXTRACTS. -POETICAL. BOOK THE FIRST. SACRED AND MORAL. { i. An Addrefi totheDeiiy. THOMSON. FATH ER of light and life ! Thou GOOD SUPREME ! O teach me...THYSELF ! Save me from folly, vanity, and vice ; From cv'ry low purfuit ! and feed my foul Withknowledge.confcious peace, and virtue purej Sacred, fubftantial,...
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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive and Entertaining: In Poetry, from ..., Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791 - 945 pages
...THOMSON. FATHER of light and life ! Thou GOOD SUPREME ! O teach me what a good. Teach me T HYS EL F blelfing and my pride, In one fad moment all were loft, And Daphne chang'd, an With knowledge, confcious peace, and virtue Sacred, fub&antial, never-fading blifs ! [pure; O z....
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The Seasons

James Thomson, Robert Heron - Seasons - 1793 - 295 pages
...deluded Man, A fcene of crude disjointed vifions paft, And broken flumbers, rifes ftill refolv'd, 215 With new-flufh'd hopes, to run the giddy round. FATHER...220 With knowledge, confcious peace, and virtue pure ; Sacred, fubftantial, never-fading blifs ! • THE keener tempefts rife : and fuming dun From all...
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The Seasons

James Thomson - Seasons - 1793 - 272 pages
...fcene of crude disjointed vifions paft, And broken (lumbers, rifes ftili refolv'd, With new-flufli'd hopes, to run the giddy round. FATHER of light and...and vice, From every low purfuit ! and feed my foul With knowledge, confcious peace, and virtue pure ; Sacred, fubftantial, never-fading blifs ! The keener...
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The Seasons: By James Thomson; with His Life, an Index, and Glossary ...

James Thomson - 1793 - 225 pages
...resolv'd, 215 With new-flush'd hopes, to run the giddy round. FATHER of light and life, thou GOOD SUPREME 1 O teach me what is good ! teach me THYSELF ! Save me from folly, vanity, and vice, From every low pursuit ; and feed my soul 220 With knowledge, conscious peace, and virtue pure ; Sacred, substantial,...
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The Evangelical Magazine

Religion - 1802
...lead me to the skiei I PRAYF.lt. FATHER of light and life ! thou " Good Supreme ! O teach me what it good ! teach me "Thyself! Save me from folly, vanity, and vice, From ev'ry low pursuit I and feed my ."soul With knowledge, conscious peace, aud " virtue pure ! Sacred,...
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The Seasons

James Thomson - Seasons - 1799 - 238 pages
...deluded Man, A fcene of crude disjointed vifions paft, S 2 And broken (lumbers, rifes ftill refolv'd, With new-flufh'd hopes, to run the giddy round. FATHER...and vice, From every low purfuit ! and feed my foul With knowledge, confcious peace, and virtue pure ; Sacred, fubftantial, never-fading blifs ! The keener...
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