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" Must stand acknowledged, 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 stands The legate of the skies ! — His theme divine, His office sacred,... "
The task. [Followed by] Tirocinium: or, A review of schools - Page 43
by William Cowper - 1822
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Beauties of Cowper: To which are Prefixed, a Life of the Author and ...

William Cowper - 1801 - 280 pages
...peculiar pow'rs) Must stand acknowledg'd, while the world shall stand, The most important and cfibctual guard, Support, and ornament, of virtue's cause. There...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...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1802 - 350 pages
...say the pulpit (in the sober use Of its legitimate, peculiar pow'rs) Must stand acknowledg'd, while the world shall stand The most important and effectual...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...
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Poems of Established Reputation: To Wit: 1st. The Art of Preserving Health

1802 - 302 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...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...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1803 - 818 pages
...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 The legate of the skies ! His theme divine, His office sacred, his credentials clear. By him the violated law speaks...
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An Essay on the Best Means of Civilising the Subjects of the British Empire ...

John Mitchell - 1805 - 260 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 The legate of the skies : his theme divine, His office sacred ; his credentials clear. By him the violated law speaks...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1806 - 234 pages
...(in the sober use Of its legitimate, peculiar powers) Must stand acknowledged, while the world shaH stand, The most important and effectual guard, Support,...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...
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The Columbian Orator: Containing a Variety of Original and Selected Pieces ...

Caleb Bingham - 1807 - 312 pages
...cultivated. Tho. " The pulpit; And I name it, filPd with solemn awe, Must stand acknowledg'd, while the world shall stand, The most important and effectual...messenger of truth. There stands. The legate of the skies : his theme divine, His office sacred, his credentials clear. Uy him the violated law speaks...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1808 - 338 pages
...Of it's legitimate, peculiar pow'rs) , Must stand acknowledged, while the world shall stand, . . i The most important and effectual guard, Support, and...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, Volume 1

Elizabeth Helme - 1809 - 238 pages
...sinner. " The pulpit (in the sober use Of its legitimate peculiar pow'rs) Must stand acknowledg'd while the world shall stand^ The most important and effectual...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 ..., Volume 1

Peter L. Courtier - 1809 - 392 pages
...VOL. I. -The Pulpit, in the sober use Of its legitimate peculiar powers, Hut stand acknowledged, while the world shall stand , The most important and effectual guard, Support, and ornament, of virtue's cause. COWPER. LONDON: PRINTED FOR MATHEWS AND LEIGH, STRAND, By James Moyes, GrevUle Street. .*./ -. IT seems...
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