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" O that I had wings like a dove, then would I flee away and be at rest — Ps. "
The Recreations of a Country Parson - Page 329
by Andrew Kennedy Hutchison Boyd - 1863 - 444 pages
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A Collection of Anthems: As the Same are Now Performed in His Majesty's ...

Collection - 1749 - 236 pages
...vexed. 3. My heart is difquieted within me : and the fear of death is fallen upon me. 6. Then I faid, O that I had wings like a dove : then would I flee away, and be , at reft. PSAL. CXVII. 1. S~\ Praife the LORD, all ye heathen : \^_S praife him all ye nations. 2. For...
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Thirteen Sermons, on Various Subjects: By the Late J. Brailsford, ...

John Brailsford - 1776 - 334 pages
...enter into, and dwell for; evermore in his prefence : and incline us to wifh with the pfalmift, *' Oh that I had wings like a dove ! " then would I flee away and be «' at reft." Such is the love that is due to God, and which naturally arifeth from the excellence of his...
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Historical and Familiar Essays, on the Scriptures of the Old Testament: By ...

John Collier (of High Wycombe.) - 1791 - 566 pages
...compofed in the very beginning of Abfaloms rebellion. The intended flight is beautifully exprefled, " O that I had wings like *' a dove, then would I flee away and be at reft." It is very pi&urefque and pathetic, and no one can read fome parts of it without the tendered...
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The idyllia, epigrams, and fragments, of Theocritus, Bion, and ..., Volume 2

Theocritus (of Syracuse) - 1792 - 242 pages
...' Beard aud^/fa/ nofe.' LINE 17. O were a humming bee's my happier lot, &c. Thus the Pfalmift : ' O that I had wings like a dove ! then would I flee away, and be at reft !' LINE 19. Through its fern and ivy creep. The ancient fhepherds had a notion that the fmell...
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The Arminian Magazine: Consisting of Extracts and Original ..., Volume 13

John Wesley - 1790 - 736 pages
...clear to manfions in the Ikies. I found a fecret longing to be with Jefus. The language of my heart "O that I had wings like a dove, then would I flee away and be at reft !" Not from a deflre to be away from fuffering fooner than it was the will of God ; but only from...
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A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings: Addressed to the Disciples of ...

David Simpson - 1803 - 446 pages
...this foul of mine longs to b« gone ! Like a bird imprifoned in a cage, it longs to take its flight. O that I had wings like a dove, then would I flee away to the realm* of blifs, and be at reft forever! O that fome guardian angel might be commiilioned ;...
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A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings: Addressed to the Disciples of ...

David Simpson - 1809 - 410 pages
...this soul of mine longs to be gone ! Like a bird imprisoned in a cage, it longs to take its flight. O that I had wings like a dove, then would I flee away to the realms of bliss, and be at rest for ever ! O that some guardian angel might be commissioned...
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The works of ... William Huntington ... to the close of the year MDCCCVI.

William Huntington (works.) - 1811 - 460 pages
...Indeed I envied the birds of the air; and often repeated the words of one in similar circumstances; " O that I had wings like a dove, then would I flee away and be at rest." But a second thought convinced me that I could not get the rest of the dove, even if I had her wings;...
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The Belfast Monthly Magazine, Volume 6

1811 - 550 pages
...salute of heartless pride, When, weakly sensitive, I've felt Within my wounded wind, I've cried " O that I had wings like a dove, Then would I flee away, and be at rot.1' Or when neglect with blighting power, Haiapathizcd the sinking heart, In that forlorn deserted...
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The Sceptic's Manual: Or, Christianity Verified, Being a New Method of ...

1811 - 300 pages
...this soul of mine longs to be gone ! Like a bird imprisoned in a cage, it longs to take its. flight. O that I had wings like a dove, then would I flee away to the realms of bliss, and be at rest for ever ! O that some guardian angel might be commissioned;...
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