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" For so have I seen a lark rising from his bed of grass, and soaring upwards, singing as he rises, and hopes to get to heaven and climb above the clouds ; but the poor bird was beaten back with the loud sighings of an eastern wind, and his motion made... "
History of English literature, tr. by H. van Laun - Page 197
by Hippolyte Adolphe Taine - 1873
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The Life of the Right Reverend Father in God, Jeremy Taylor ...

Henry Kaye Bonney - 1815 - 384 pages
..." therefore is contrary to that attention, " which presents our prayers in a right line ** to God. For so have I seen a lark rising " from his bed of...wind, and his " motion made irregular and inconstant, de" scending more at every breath of the tern* " pest, than it could recover by the libration " and...
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Discourses on various subjects, Volume 1

Jeremy Taylor - Sermons, English - 1816
...is contrary to that , attention, which presents our prayers in a right line i to God. For so have 1 seen a lark rising from his bed of grass, and soaring...wind, and his motion made irregular and inconstant, descend ug more at every breath of the tempest, than it coi.id recover by the libration and frequent...
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Discourses on Various Subjects, Volume 1

Jeremy Taylor - Sermons, English - 1816
...prayer, and therefore is contrary to that attention, which presents our prayers in a right line to God. For so have I seen a lark rising from his bed of grass,...with the loud sighings of an eastern wind, and his motiori made irregular and inconstant, descend .iig more at every breath of the tempest, than it coijld...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1819
...prayer, and therefore is contrary to tbat attention which presents our prayers in a right line to God. For so have I seen a lark rising from his bed of grass, and soaring upwards, singing as be rises, and hoping to get to heaven, and climb above the clouds: but the poor bird was beaten back...
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The Whole Works of the Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor: With a Life of ..., Volume 5

Jeremy Taylor, Reginald Heber - Theology - 1822
...prayer, and therefore is contrary to that attention, which presents our prayers in a right line to God. For so have I seen a lark rising from his bed of grass,...breath of the tempest, than it could recover by the libration and frequent weighing of his wings ; till the little creature was forced to sit down and...
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The Whole Works of the Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor: With a Life of ..., Volume 5

Jeremy Taylor, Reginald Heber - Theology - 1822
...prayer, and therefore is contrary to that attention, which presents our prayers in a right line to ' God. For so have I seen a lark rising from his bed of grass,...soaring upwards, singing as he rises, and hopes to get J to heaven, and climb above the clouds; but the poor bird . was beaten back with the loud sighings...
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A Treatise on Prayer: Designed to Assist in Its Devout Discharge

Edward Bickersteth - Prayer - 1822 - 291 pages
...bed of grass, soars upward, singing as he rises, but the poor bird is beaten back by the sudden blast of an eastern wind, and his motion made irregular,...descending more, at every breath of the tempest, than it can recover bv the libration of its wings, till the little creature is forced to sit down, and pant,...
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A treatise on prayer: designed to assist in its devout discharge : With a ...

Edward Bickersteth - Prayer - 1822 - 290 pages
...rises, but the poor bird is beaten back by the sudilen blast of an eastern wind, and his motion nwle irregular, and inconstant, descending more, at every breath of the tempest, than it can recover by the libration of its wings, till the little creature is forced to sit down, and pant,...
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A Collection of Essays and Tracts in Theology, from Various ..., Volume 6

Jared Sparks - Theology - 1826
...prayer, and therefore is contrary to that attention, which presents our prayers in a right line to God. For so have I seen a lark rising from his bed of grass,...breath of the tempest, than it could recover by the libration and frequent weighings of his wings ; till the little creature was forced to sit down and...
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A Course of Sermons for All the Sundays of the Year: Fitted to the ..., Volume 1

Jeremy Taylor - Clergy - 1826
...prayer, and therefore is contrary to that attention, which presents our prayers in a right line to God. For so have I seen a lark rising from his bed of grass...breath of the tempest, than it could recover by the libration and frequent weighing of his wings ; till the little creature was forced to sit down and...
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