Reflections on the Works of God, in the Various Kingdoms of Nature, and on the Ways of Providence, Displayed in the Government of the Universe, Bind 3
Albion Press: printed for James Cundee, 1808 - 288 sider
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Side 21 - For all flesh is as grass, and all the glory of man as the flower of grass. The grass withereth, and the flower thereof falleth away : but the word of the Lord endureth for ever. And this is the word which by the gospel is preached unto you.
Side 286 - Ye insects flutt'ring on the gale, In mutual concourse rise ; Crop the gay rose's vermeil bloom, And waft its spoils, a sweet perfume, In incense to the skies.
Side 91 - The works of the LORD are great, sought out of all them that have pleasure therein.
Side 278 - This art affords one of the most certain and irrefragable proofs of the amazing powers of the human understanding. This cannot be made more evident, than when, taking a retrospective view of the tottering, inartificial craft, to which navigation owes its origin, we compare it with a noble and...
Side 286 - Let every element rejoice : Ye thunders, burst with awful voice To him who bids you roll : His praise in softer notes declare, Each whisp'ring breeze of yielding air, And breathe it to the soul.
Side 287 - The gen'ral burst of joy* Ye whom the charms of grandeur please, Nurs'd on the downy lap of ease, Fall prostrate at his throne : Ye princes, rulers, all adore ; Praise him, ye kings, who makes your pow'r. An image of his own. Ye fair, by nature form'd to move, O praise th...
Side 141 - Whether ye eat or drink, or whatever ye do, do all to the glory of God.
Side 103 - GOD. BLESS the Lord, O my soul : and all that is within me, bless his holy name. Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits : Who forgiveth all thine iniquities ; who healeth all thy diseases ; Who redeemeth thy life from destruction ; who crowneth thee with loving-kindness and tender mercies; Who satisfieth thy mouth with good things ; so that thy youth is renewed like the eagle's.
Side 94 - Some observing men have of late attributed this very perplexing effect to the farina of the flowers of the barberry, which is in truth yellow, and resembles in some degree the appearance of the rust, or what is presumed to be the Blight in its early state.
Side 67 - It commonly begins by a cloud, which appears very small, and which mariners call the squall ; which augments in a little time into an enormous cloud of a cylindrical form, or that of a reversed cone, and produces a noise like an agitated sea, — sometimes emitting thunder and lightning, and also...