The Book of Psalms: As Translated, Paraphrased, Or Imitated by Some of the Most Eminent English Poets; Viz. Addison ... Brady ... Milton ... Tate ... Watts, and Several Others; and Adapted to Christian Worship, in a Form the Most Likely to Give General Satisfaction ... To which is Prefixed, A Dissertation on Scripture Imprecations, with the View of Vindicating the Sacred Writers in General, and the Psalmists in Particular ...

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Collins and Johnson, 1781 - 513 pages

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Page 254 - SWEET is the work, my God, my King, To praise thy name, give thanks and sing ; To show thy love by morning light, And talk of all thy truth at night.
Page 278 - BEFORE Jehovah's awful throne, Ye nations bow with sacred joy ; Know that the Lord is God alone, He can create, and he destroy.
Page 356 - Through every land, by every tongue. 2. Eternal are thy mercies, Lord ; Eternal truth attends thy word : Thy praise shall sound from shore to shore, Till suns shall rise and set no more.
Page 351 - How dear thy servants in thy sight ! How precious is their blood ! 4 How happy all thy servants are ! How great thy grace to me ! My life which Thou hast made thy care, Lord, I devote to Thee.
Page 212 - Our lips shall tell them to our sons, And they again to theirs, That generations yet unborn May teach them to their heirs.
Page 278 - To pay your thanks and honors there. 4 The Lord is good, the Lord is kind, Great is his grace, his mercy sure ; And the whole race of man shall find His truth from age to age endure.
Page 466 - Happy the man whose hopes rely On Israel's God : he made the sky, And earth and seas, with all their train : His truth for ever stands secure ; He saves th' oppressed, he feeds the poor, And none shall find his promise vain.
Page 290 - Whose mercies are so great; Whose anger is so slow to rise, So ready to abate. 2 God will not always chide ; And when his strokes are felt, His strokes are fewer than our crimes. And lighter than our guilt.
Page 193 - Has made my cup run o'er, And in a kind and faithful friend Has doubled all my store.
Page 65 - Lord my pasture shall prepare, And feed me with a shepherd's care ; His presence shall my wants supply, And guard me with a watchful eye : My noon-day walks he shall attend, And all my midnight hours defend.

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