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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 Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 12

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...rcsulv'd, With ucw-flush'd hopes, to run the giddy nun1. Father of light and life ! thou good Supreme I 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...
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Elements of Useful Knowledge. Volume I.: Containing a Historical and ...

Noah Webster - Geography - 1810 - 207 pages
...THE tJNITED STATES; THE USE OF SCHOOLS, BY NOAH WEBSTER, Esq. ^ Father of light and life ! thou Goc-D SUPREME ! . -. " O teach me what is good ! teach me thyself! " Save me from folly, vanity and sice ; i' From every low pursuit t and feed iny soul . " WitTi knowledge, conscious peace, and virtue...
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Broome, Pope, Pitt, Thomson

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...rc&olv'd, With new-flush'd hopes, to run the giddy round. Father of light and life ! thou good Supreme I O, teach me what is good ! teach me Thyself! Save me from folly, vanity, and vice, Kroni every low pursuit ! and feed my soul With knowledge, conscious peace, and virtue pure; Sacred,...
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Poems, by Somerville, Pattison, Savage, Broome, and Swift, Issues 80-81

William Somervile - 1811
...chambers of the south look'd out the joyous Spring, look'd out and sinil'd. AN APOSTROPHE TO THE DEITY. 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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English Exercises, Adapted to Murray's English Grammar: ... Designed for the ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1812 - 192 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 pure Sacred substantial...
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A Journal of Travels in England, Holland, and Scotland: And of Two ..., Volume 1

Benjamin Silliman - Great Britain - 1812
...satisfaction of his admirers, iu the year of our Lord 1792. Then follow these lines from his own Winter. Father of light and life, thou GOOD SUPREME ! O, teach...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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Elements of Useful Knowledge: Vol. I. Containing a Historical and ..., Volume 1

Noah Webster - United States - 1812 - 208 pages
...FOR THE USE 0 SCHOOLS. BY NOAH WEBSTER, ESQ. " Father of light and life ! thou GOOD SUPUTUIE ! " O teach me what is good ! teach me thyself! ',' Save me from folly, vanity and vice ; " From eyery low pursuit ! and feed my soul " With knowledge, conscious peace, and virtue pure ,; \ ''Sacred,...
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English Exercises, Adapted to Murray's English Grammar: Consisting of ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1814 - 192 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 Wilh knowledge conscious peace and virtue pure Saci-ed substantial...
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Key to the Exercises Adapted to Murray's English Grammar: Calculated to ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1814 - 228 pages
...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...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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The Utica Christian Magazine, Volume 1

Theology - 1814
...now be accepted. And glory be to the Father, Son, and 'Holy Ghost, forever. — ^U/JV. A PRAYER. FATHER of light and life, Thou Good Supreme ! O teach...teach me thyself! Save me from folly, vanity, and vice ; Prom every low pursuit ; and fecd my soul With Knowledge, conseious Peace, and Virtue pure, Sacred,...
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