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" What though the spicy breezes Blow soft o'er Ceylon's isle, Though every prospect pleases, And only man is vile : In vain with lavish kindness The gifts of God are strown ; The heathen, in his blindness, Bows down to wood and stone... "
Hymns for Christian Devotion: Especially Adapted to the Universalist ... - Page 473
by John Greenleaf Adams, Edwin Hubbell Chapin - 1866 - 642 pages
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The Child's companion

1799
...give the Holy Scriptures to the world, without note or comment, at the smallest possible expense ? Shall we, whose souls are lighted By wisdom from on...to men benighted The lamp of life deny ? Salvation, oh ! salvation, The joyful sound proclaim, Till each remotest nation H;is learned Messiah's name. INFANT'S...
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The Psalms and Hymns: With the Catechism, Confession of Faith and Liturgy of ...

Reformed Church in America, John Henry Livingston - Bible - 1814 - 601 pages
...spicy breezes Blow soft o'er Ceylon's isle, Tho' ev'ry prospect pleases, And only man is vile ; In vain with lavish kindness The gifts of God are strown ;...wood and stone. 3 Shall we, whose souls are lighted With wisdom from on high, Shall we to men benighted The lamp of life deny 1 Salvation ! O Salvation...
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The Friendly Visitor, Volume 19

William Carus Wilson - Theology - 1837
...breezes Blow soft o'er Ceylon's islef Though every prospect pleases, And only man is vile? In vain with lavish kindness The gifts of God are strown,...heathen in his blindness Bows down to wood and stone." When, O when shall these desolate places of the earth, spiritually bud and blossom as the rose? When...
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The Youth's instructer [sic] and guardian

1847
...weeping heart, of Heber's lines. What ' Though every prospect pleases, And only man is vile ? What though with lavish kindness The gifts of God are strown ?...Heathen in his blindness Bows down to wood and stone.' On my return, I found that the serpent (boa-constrictor) which is worshipped in a house immediately...
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Evangelical Magazine and Missionary Chronicle, Volume 1

Missions - 1823
...spicy breezes Blow soft o'er Ceylon's isle, Tho' every prospect pleases, And only man is vile ; In vain with lavish kindness The gifts of God are strown :...heathen in his blindness Bows down to wood and stone. Shall we, whose souls are lighted With wisdom from on high, Shall we to men benighted The lamp of life...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 3

1823
...breezes Blow soft o'er Ceylon's isle, Though ev'ry prospect pleases, And only man is vile: In vain, with lavish kindness, The gifts of God are strown;...Heathen in his blindness Bows down to wood and stone. Shall we, whose souls are lighted With wisdom from on high, Shall we to men benighted The lamp of life...
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The baptist Magazine

1823
...breezes Blow soft o'er Ceylon's isle. Though every prospect pleases. And only man is vile? In vain, with lavish kindness, The gifts of God are strown...heathen, in his blindness, Bows down to wood and stone* Shall we, whose souls are lighted With wisdom from on high. Shall we to men benighted The lamp of light...
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Missionary Register

Missions - 1823
...down to wood and stone. Shall we whose sonls are lighted, By wisdom from on high, Slinll we to man benighted The lamp of life deny? Salvation! O Salvation!...joyful sound proclaim, • Till each remotest nation Hits learnt Messiah's Name. Waft, waft, ye winds, His story, And you, ye waters, roll ; Till, like...
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Village Hymns for Social Worship: Selected and Original: Designed as a ...

Asahel Nettleton - Hymns, English - 1824 - 480 pages
...spicy breezes Blow soft o'er Ceylon's isle, Tho' ev'ry prospect pleases, And only man is vile ; In vain with lavish kindness ' The gifts of God are strown...wood and stone. 3 Shall we, whose souls are lighted With wisdom from on high, Shall we to men benighted The lamp of life deny ? Salvation ! O Salvation.!...
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The Religious Miscellany: Containing Information Relative to the ..., Volume 3

1824
...kindness, The gifts of God are strewn, The heathen, в their blindness Bows down to wood and stone. Shall we, whose souls are lighted, By wisdom from...to men benighted, The Lamp of Life deny? Salvation! oh, salvation! The joyful sound proclaim, Till each remotest nation Has learnt Messiah's name! Waft,...
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