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" There stands the messenger of truth : there stands The legate of the skies ! — His theme divine, His office sacred, his credentials clear. By him the violated law speaks out Its thunders ; and by him, in strains as sweet As angels use, the Gospel whispers... "
Beauties of Cowper: To which are Prefixed, a Life of the Author and ... - Page 12
by William Cowper - 1801 - 231 pages
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Poems,

William Cowper - 1800 - 420 pages
...peculiar pow'rs) Must stand acknowledg'd, while the world shall stand, The most important and effectual guard, Support, and ornament, of virtue's cause. There...'stablishes the strong, restores the weak, Reclaims the wand'rer, binds the broken heart, And, arm'd himself in panoply complete Of heav'nly temper, furnishes...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper, John Newton - English poetry - 1802
...peculiar pow'rs) Must stand acknowledg'd, while the world shall stand The most important and effectual guard, Support, and ornament, of virtue's cause. There...him, in strains as sweet As angels use, the gospel yhispers peace. He 'stablishes the strong, restores the weak, Reclaims the wand'rer, binds the broken...
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Poems of Established Reputation: To Wit: 1st. The Art of Preserving Health

Poetry - 1802 - 288 pages
...powers) Must stand acknowledg'd, while the world shall stand, The most important and effeftual guard, 335 Support, and ornament, of virtue's cause. There stands...credentials clear. By him the violated law speaks out 340 Its thunders ; and by htm, in strains as sweet As angels use, the gospel whispers peace. He stablishes...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1803
...too; affectionate in look, And tender in address, as well becomes A messenger of grace to guilty men. There stands the messenger of truth: there stands...whispers peace. He stablishes the strong, restores tb« weak, Reclaims the wand'rer, binds the broken heart, And, arm'd himself in panoply complete Of...
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An Essay on the Best Means of Civilising the Subjects of the British Empire ...

John Mitchell - British - 1805 - 242 pages
...devil, who are taken captive by him at his will." Beautiful, also, is the portrait drawn by Cowper : There stands the messenger of truth, there stands...credentials clear. By him the violated law speaks out In thunders ; and l>v him, in strains as sweet As angels use, the Gospel whispers peace. He stablishes...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1806
...peculiar powers) Must stand acknowledged, while the world shaH stand, The most important and effectual guard, Support, and ornament, of virtue's cause. There...stablishes the strong, restores the weak, Reclaims the wanderer, binds the broken heart, And, armed himself in panoply complete < • Of heavenly temper,...
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The Columbian Orator: Containing a Variety of Original and Selected Pieces ...

Caleb Bingham - Elocution - 1807 - 300 pages
...solemn awe, Must stand acknowledg'd, while the world shall stand, The most important and effectual guard, Support and ornament of virtue's cause. •There...divine, His office sacred, his credentials clear. Uy him the violated law speaks out Its thunders, and by him, in strains as sweet As angels use, the...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1808
...pow'rs) , Must stand acknowledged, while the world shall stand, . . i The most important and effectual guard, Support, and ornament, of Virtue's cause. There stands the messenger of truth : there standi The legate of the skies ! — His theme divine, His office sacred, his credentials clear. ,...
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The fruits of reflection; or, Moral remembrances on various subjects

Elizabeth Helme - 1809
...peculiar pow'rs) Must stand acknowledg'd while the world shall stand^ The most important and effectual guard, Support, and ornament, of virtue's cause. There stands the messenger of truth ; there standi The legate of the skies: his theme divine, His office sacred, his credentials elear. By him...
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The pulpit; or, A biographical and literary account of eminent popular ...

Garnet Terry - 1809
...remembering whose authority $e beareth, and to whom alone he stands responsible, he will not, even when • In strains as sweet As angels use, the Gospel whispers peace/ he will not, even then, descend to the littleness of supplication. This ' legate of the skies' must better...
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