The fourth (-sixth) work of original poems, designated The privilege of man, Deel 3


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Pagina 213 - And what is friendship but a name, A charm that lulls to sleep; A shade that follows wealth or fame, But leaves the wretch to weep?
Pagina 210 - I heard a voice from heaven, saying unto me, write, from henceforth blessed are the dead which die in the Lord ; even so saith the Spirit, for they rest from their labours, and their works do follow them.
Pagina 197 - Oh sons of earth ! attempt ye still to rise, By mountains piled on mountains, to the skies ! Heaven still with laughter the vain toil surveys, And buries madmen in the heaps they raise.
Pagina 146 - The chamber where the good man meets his fate Is privileged beyond the common walk Of virtuous life, quite in the verge of Heaven.
Pagina 210 - Christ," which, in itself, is " far better," than to remain in this imperfect state ; and that it is the duty of the Christian, in this respect, to say, " All the days of my appointed time will I wait till my change come.
Pagina 81 - Its walls deck'd with jewels so rare ; Its wonders and pleasures untold — But what must it be to be there ! We talk of its peace and its love, The robes which the glorified wear ; The songs of the blessed above — But what must it be to be there ! We talk of its freedom from sin, From sorrow, temptation, and care, From trials without and within — But what muet it be to be there ! See the answer to the above at page 473. N
Pagina 138 - Ah ! what avails my strife, My wandering to and fro ? Thou hast the words of endless life : Ah ! whither should I go ? 3 Thy condescending grace To me did freely move ; It calls me still to seek thy face, And stoops to ask my love.
Pagina 214 - Is privileged above the common walk of virtuous life, Close on the verge of Heaven.

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