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" What though the spicy breezes Blow soft o'er Ceylon's isle; Though every prospect pleases, And only man is vile : In vain with lavish kindness The gifts of God are strown : The heathen, in his blindness, Bows down to wood and stone. "
Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church - Page 576
by Methodist Episcopal Church - 1849 - 736 pages
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Scripture Illustrated by Engravings: Designed from Existing Authorities ...

Bible - 1799 - 98 pages
...as such it was felt by the poet who penned these lines : — JEREMIAH MOURNING THE DEATH OF JOSIAH. Shall we, whose souls are lighted With wisdom from...to men benighted The lamp of life deny ? Salvation ! 0 salvation ! The joyful sound proclaim, , Till each remotest nation Has learned Messiah's name....
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The Psalms and Hymns: With the Catechism, Confession of Faith and Liturgy of ...

Reformed Church in America, John Henry Livingston - Bible - 1814 - 601 pages
...the spicy breezes Blow soft o'er Ceylon's isle, Tho' ev'ry prospect pleases, And only man is vile ; In vain with lavish kindness The gifts of God are...high, Shall we to men benighted The lamp of life deny 1 Salvation ! O Salvation ! The joyful sound proclaim, Till earth s remotest nation Has learn'd Messiah's...
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The Friendly Visitor, Volume 19

William Carus Wilson - Theology - 1837
...the spicy breezes Blow soft o'er Ceylon's islef Though every prospect pleases, And only man is vile? In vain with lavish kindness The gifts of God are...heathen in his blindness Bows down to wood and stone." When, O when shall these desolate places of the earth, spiritually bud and blossom as the rose? When...
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The Youth's instructer [sic] and guardian

1847
...weeping heart, of Heber's lines. What ' Though every prospect pleases, And only man is vile ? What though with lavish kindness The gifts of God are strown ?...Heathen in his blindness Bows down to wood and stone.' On my return, I found that the serpent (boa-constrictor) which is worshipped in a house immediately...
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Evangelical Magazine and Missionary Chronicle, Volume 1

Missions - 1823
...the spicy breezes Blow soft o'er Ceylon's isle, Tho' every prospect pleases, And only man is vile ; In vain with lavish kindness The gifts of God are...heathen in his blindness Bows down to wood and stone. Shall we, whose souls are lighted With wisdom from on high, Shall we to men benighted The lamp of life...
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The baptist Magazine

1823
...the spicy breezes Blow soft o'er Ceylon's isle. Though every prospect pleases. And only man is vile? In vain, with lavish kindness, The gifts of God are...heathen, in his blindness, Bows down to wood and stone* Shall we, whose souls are lighted With wisdom from on high. Shall we to men benighted The lamp of light...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 3

1823
...the spicy breezes Blow soft o'er Ceylon's isle, Though ev'ry prospect pleases, And only man is vile: In vain, with lavish kindness, The gifts of God are...Heathen in his blindness Bows down to wood and stone. Shall we, whose souls are lighted With wisdom from on high, Shall we to men benighted The lamp of life...
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The Substance of a Journal During a Residence at the Red River Colony ...

John West - Canada, Northern - 1824 - 210 pages
...missions, in language of the same import as the call of Macedonia, — " We want to know the grand God." " Shall we, whose souls are lighted With wisdom from...to men benighted The lamp of life deny ? Salvation ! oh, salvation ! The joyful sound proclaim, Till each remotest nation Has learn'd Messiah's name....
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The Christian Herald and Seaman's Magazine, Volume 9

Christianity - 1822
...the ipicy breezes Blow soft o'er Ceylon's isle, Tho' every prospect pleases, And only man is vile; In vain with lavish kindness The gifts of God are...heathen in his blindness Bows down to wood and stone. Shall we whose souls are lighted With wisdom from on high, Shall we to men benighted The lamp of life...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate, Volume 23

1824
...kindness The gifts of God are strewn ; The heathen, in his blindness, Bowe down to wood and ętone. Shall we, whose souls are lighted With wisdom from...to men benighted The Lamp of Life deny ? Salvation ! oh, Salvation ! The joyful sound proclaim, Till each remotest nation lias learnt Messiah's name !...
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