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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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Leigh's new picture of London; or, A view of the ... British metropolis [ed ...

Samuel Leigh (publisher.) - 1818
...Underneath is this quotation from his " Winter:" Father of Light and Life, Thou Good Snpreme ! O, tcacb me what is good ! teach me Thyself! Save me from folly, vanity, anil vice, From every low pursuit ! and feed my sonl With knowledge, conscious peace, and virtue pure...
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Addresses

Jesse Appleton - 1820 - 176 pages
...human affairs, but especially at the present interesting moment, prefer to Heaven the poet's prayer. " 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,...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - Electronic book - 1820 - 807 pages
...resolv'd, With ncw-flush'd hopes, to run the giddy round. Father of light and life ! thou good Supreme ! 0, p T+ pursuit ! and feed my soul With knowledge, conscious peace, and virtue pure; Sacred, substantial, never-fading...
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Leigh's new picture of England and Wales [ed. by T.G.B.].

Samuel Leigh (publisher.) - 1820
...quotation from his " Winter:" " Father of Light and Life! Thou Good Supreme! O, teach me what is good I teach me Thyself! Save me from folly, vanity, and vice, From every low pursuit 1 and feed my soul With knowledge, conscious peace, and virtue pure; Sacred, substantial, never-fading...
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Excursions in the county of Surrey [by T.K. Cromwell. With an additional ...

Thomas Kitson Cromwell - 1821
...satisfaction of his admirers, in the year of our Lord 1792." Underneath is a quotation from the 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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Excursions in the County of Surrey: Comprising Brief Historical and ...

Thomas Cromwell - NEH British History Preservation Project - 1996 - 1821 - 190 pages
...of our Lord 1792." Underneath is a quotation from the Winter; Falherof Light and Life! Thou Clone! 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...
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Lives of Eminent Scotsmen

Joseph Robertson - Poets, Scottish - 1821
...of his admirers, in the year of our Lord, 1792. " Father of Light and Life, Thou Good Supreme, Oh, 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 British poets, including translations, Volume 43

British poets - 1822
...scene of crude disjointed visions pass'd, And broken slumbers, rises still resolved, 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 pure; Sacred, substantial, never-fading...
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The art of employing time to the greatest advantage, the true source of ...

Henry Colburn, Thordarson Collection - Conduct of life - 1822 - 312 pages
...sometimes a little prayer, which I took from Thomson's Poems, viz. " 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 fill my soul With knowledge, conscious peace, and virtue pure ; Sacred, substantial,...
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Lives of Scottish Poets ...

Society of Ancient Scots - Poets, Scottish - 1822
...of his admirers, in the year of our Lord, 1792. " Father of Light and Life, Thou Good Supreme, Oh, 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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