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" Who God doth late and early pray, More of his grace than gifts to lend, And entertains the harmless day, With a religious book or friend. This man is freed from servile bands Of hope to rise, or fear to fall ; Lord of himself, though not of lands, And... "
Supplement to the Anecdotes of Some Distinguished Persons - Page 26
by William Seward - 1797 - 304 pages
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Anecdotes of Distinguished Persons: Chiefly of the Present and Two Preceding ...

William Seward - 1798 - 516 pages
...confcience is his ftrong retreat, Whofe ftate can neither flatterers feed, Nor ruin make oppreflbrs great : V. Who God doth late and early pray More of his grace than gifts to lend, And entertains the harmlefs day With a religious book or friend : VI. This man is freed from fervile bands, Of hope to...
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The temple of Apollo, being a selection of the best poems, from the most ...

Apollo - 1800 - 224 pages
...never underflood How deepeft wounds are giv'n, with praife ; Nor rules of ftate, but rules of GOOD : Who God doth late and early pray, More of his grace than gifts to lend, And entertains the harmlefs day With a well-chofen book or friend I This man is freed from fervile bands Of hope to rife,...
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The Looking-glass for the Mind: Or The Juvenile Friend

Berquin (M., Arnaud) - 1805 - 294 pages
...whom chance doth ruiiV, Or vice ; who never underftood . How deepefl wounds are giv'n with praife ; Who God doth late and early pray, ' More of his grace than gifts to lend. And entertains the harmlefs day With a well-chofen book or friend ! This man is freed from fervile bands Of hope to rife...
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Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Review, Volume 75, Part 2

1805 - 756 pages
...others fugged to me ยง !" Much, rather would I adopt 'the language of our countryman, Wotton : " He God doth late and early pray " More of his grace than gifts to lend; " And entertains the harmlefs day " With a religious book or friend." That each day may be fpent in this harmlefs and improving...
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The Emerald, Volumes 1-2

1806 - 688 pages
...never understood How deepest wounds are given witli praise i Nor rules of state, but rules of good: Who God doth late and early pray More of his grace than gifts to lend ; And entertains the harmless day With a well-chosen book or friend. This man is freed from servile bands, Of hope to rise,...
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A collection of hymns and psalms, for public and private worship, selected ...

Collection - 1807 - 650 pages
...is his strong retreat : Whose state can neither flatt'rers feed, Nor ruin make oppressors great : 5 Who GOD doth late and early pray More of his grace than gifts to lend; And entertains the harmless day With an instructive book, or friend. 6 This man is freed from servile bands Of hope to...
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Selection of Poems ...

Charles Snart - 1808 - 506 pages
...conscience is his strong retreat; Whose state can neither flatt'rers feed, Nor ruin make oppressor's great : Who God doth late and early pray, More of his grace than gifts to lend ; And entertains the harmless day With a religious book or friend. This man is freed from servile bands Of hope to rise...
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Hymns for Public Worship: For the Use of the Church in Brattle Street, Part 2

1808 - 170 pages
...his ftrong retreat : Whofe ftate can neither flatt'rers feed, ' Nor ruin make oppreflbrs great : 5 Who God doth late and early pray More of his grace than gifts to lend ; Whofe heart as open as the day Fears not to call his God his friend. 6 This man is freed from fervile...
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The British Bibliographer, Volume 2

Samuel Egerton Brydges, Sir Egerton Brydges, Joseph Haslewood - 1812 - 688 pages
...is bis strong retreat: Whose state can neither flatterers feed, Nor ruin make oppressors great. 5. Who God doth late and early pray More of his grace than gifis to lend; And entertains the harmless day With a religious book, or friend. 6. This man is freed...
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The Sylvan Wanderer;: Consisting of a Series of Moral ..., Volumes 1-2

Sir Egerton Brydges - 1813 - 338 pages
...conscience is his strong retreat : Whose state can neither flatterers feed, Nor ruin make oppressors great. Who God doth late and early pray, More of his grace than gifts to lend : And entertains the harmless day With a religious book, or friend. This man is freed from servile bands, Of hope to rise,...
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