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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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The seasons; with his life, by mr. Murdoch

James Thomson - 1806
...scene of crude disjointed visions past, And broken slumbers, rises still resolv'd, 215 With new-ilush'd hopes, to run the giddy round. FATHER of Light and...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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Elements of useful knowledge: volume 1: containing a historical and ...

Noah Webster - History - 1806 - 208 pages
...NOAH WEBSTER, JUN. " Father of light and life ! thou GOOD O teach me what it good ! teach me thyfelf ! Save me from folly, vanity and vice ; From every low purfuit ! and feed my fonl With knowledge, confcious peace, and virtue pure ; Sacred, fubftantial, never fading blifi." THOMSON....
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The ambulator; or, The stranger's companion in a tour round London ...

John Bew - 1807
...our Lord 1792." Underneath is this quotation from his " Winter:" Father of Light and Life, Thou God 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,...
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The cabinet of poetry, containing the best entire pieces in the works of the ...

Cabinet - 1808
...scene of crude disjointed visions past, And broken slumbers, rises still resolv'd, With new-flush'd hopes, to run the giddy round. Father of light and...Save me from folly, vanity, and vice, From every low pursuit ! and feed my soul With knowledge, conscious peace, and virtue puref Sacred, substantial, never-fading...
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The Poetical Works of James Thomson: Collated with the Best Editions:

James Thomson, Thomas Park - 1808
...disjointed visions past, And broken slumbers, rises still resolv'd,.. ; , . With new-fiush'd hopes, to ran the giddy round, Father of light and life! thou Good...Save me from folly, vanity, and vice, From every low pursuit! and feed my sonl With knowledge, conscious peace, and virtue pure , Sacred, substantial, never-fading...
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London, by David Hughson

Edward Pugh - 1808
...satisfaction of his admirers, in the year of our Iw 3 1792." Underneath is this quotation from his Winter: Father of Light and Life, Thou Good Supreme! O, teach...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,...
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London; Being an Accurate History and Description of the British ..., Volume 5

David Hughson - London (England) - 1808
...of his admirers, in the year of our Lord 1792." Underneath is this quotation from his Whiter: Father Father of Light and Life, Thou Good Supreme! O, teach...Thyself! Save me from folly, vanity, and vice, From every tow pursuit! and feed my soul With knowledge, conscious peace, and virtue pure; Sacred, substantial,...
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An English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of the ..., Volume 2

Lindley Murray - English language - 1808
...resides in things unseen No smiles of fortune ever bless the bad Nor can her frowns rob innocence of joy Father of light and life Thou good supreme O teach...me thyself Save me from folly vanity and vice From ev ry low pursuit and feed my soul With knowledge conscious peace and virtue pure Sacred substantial...
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English Exercises, Adapted to Murray's English Grammar:: Consisting of ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1808 - 168 pages
...while here How tasteless and how terrible when gone Gone they ne er go when past they haunt us still Father of light and life Thou good supreme O teach...me thyself Save me from folly vanity and vice From ev ry low pursuit and feed my Soul With knowledge conscious peace and virtue piite Sacred substantial...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809
...SACRED AND MORAL. $1. An Addreis to the Deity. Thomson. FATHER of light and life! Thou coon SUPREME ! 0 teach me what is good. Teach me THYSELF! Save me from folly, vanity, and vice, Frum ex-cry low pursuit ! and feed, my soul \Viih knowledge, conscious peace, and virtue d, substantial,...
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