The Works of the Right Reverend William Warburton, D.D., Lord Bishop of Gloucester: To which is Prefixed a Discourse by Way of General Preface, Containing Some Account of the Life, Writings, and Character of the Author, Volume 11

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Page 54 - ... all extent ; spreads undivided, operates unspent ; breathes in our soul, informs our mortal part, as full, as perfect, in a hair as heart; as full, as perfect, in vile man that mourns, as the rapt seraph that adores and burns; to him no high, no low, no great, no small; He fills, he bounds, connects, and equals all.
Page 72 - Describe or fix one movement of his mind? Who saw its fires here rise, and there descend, Explain his own beginning, or his end?
Page 57 - Or in the natal or the mortal hour. All nature is but art unknown to thee; All chance, direction which thou canst not see; All discord, harmony not understood; All partial evil, universal good: And, spite of pride, in erring reason's spite, One truth is clear — Whatever is, is right.
Page 56 - Great in the earth, as in the ethereal frame; Warms in the sun, refreshes in the breeze, Glows in the stars, and blossoms in the trees; Lives through all life, extends through all extent; Spreads undivided, operates unspent! Breathes in our soul, informs our mortal part. As full, as perfect, in a hair as heart; As full, as perfect in vile man that mourns.
Page 328 - But that no man is justified by the law in the sight of God, it is evident: for, The just shall live by faith.
Page 346 - O fools and slow of heart to believe all that the prophets have spoken : Ought not Christ to have suffered these things and to enter into his glory? And beginning at Moses and all the prophets, he expounded unto them in all the scriptures the things concerning himself.
Page 88 - And each vacuity of sense by pride: These build as fast as knowledge can destroy; In folly's cup still laughs the bubble, joy; One prospect lost, another still we gain; And not a vanity is given in vain; Even mean self-love becomes, by force divine, The scale to measure others
Page 34 - Were there all harmony, all virtue here; That never air or ocean felt the wind; That never passion discomposed the mind.
Page 400 - And he said, Unto you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God : but to others in parables ; that seeing they might not see, and hearing they might not understand.
Page 140 - Come then, my friend ! my genius ! come along ! Oh master of the poet, and the song ! And while the Muse now stoops, or now ascends, To man's low passions, or their glorious ends, Teach me, like thee, in various nature wise, To fall with dignity, with temper rise; Form'd by thy converse, happily to steer, From grave to gay, from lively to severe ; Correct with spirit, eloquent with ease, Intent to reason, or polite to please.

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