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" Before thy mystic altar, heavenly truth, I kneel in manhood, as I knelt in youth. Thus let me kneel, till this dull form decay, And life's last shade be brightened by thy ray. Then shall my soul, now lost in clouds below, Soar without bound, without consuming... "
The British Prose Writers - Page 173
1821
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Memoirs of the Life, Writings and Correspondence of Sir William Jones, Volume 1

John Shore Baron Teignmouth - India - 1806 - 531 pages
...has himself declared in the following elegant couplets : Before thy mystic altar, heav'nly Truth, I kneel in manhood, as I knelt in youth : Thus let me...below, Soar without bound, without consuming glow*. A disciple of Voltaire, would have omitted the observations made by Sir William Jones, or have tortured...
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Memoirs of the Life, Writings and Correspondence, of Sir William Jones, Volume 2

John Shore Baron Teignmouth - 1806
...has himself declared in the following elegant couplets : Before thy mystic altar, heav'nly Truth, I kneel in manhood, as I knelt in youth : Thus let me...life's last shade be brighten'd by thy ray : Then Then shall 'my soul, now lost in clouds below, Soar without bound, without consuming glow*. A disciple...
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Memoirs of the life, writings and correspondence, of Sir William Jones, Volume 2

Baron John Shore Teignmouth - 1806
...has himself declared in the following elegant couplets : Before thy mystic altar, heav'nly Truth, I kneel in manhood, as I knelt in youth : Thus let me...decay, And life's last shade be brighten'd by thy ray : 297 Then shall my soul, now lost in clouds below. Soar without bound, without consuming glow*. A...
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The Works of Sir William Jones: With the Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Shore Baron Teignmouth - 1807
...himfelf declared in the following elegant couplets : Before thy mystic altar, heav'uly Truth, I kneel in manhood, as I knelt in youth, : Thus let...below-, Soar without bound, without consuming glow*. A difciple of Voltaire would have omitted the obfervations made by Sir William Jones, or have tortured...
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Works, Volume 2

Sir William Jones, John Shore Baron Teignmouth - 1807
...has himfelf declared in the following elegant couplets: Before thy mystic altar, heav'nly Truth, I kneel in manhood, as I knelt in youth : Thus let me...decay, And life's last shade be brighten'd by thy ray : 253 Then shall my seul, now lost in clouds below, Soar without bound, without consuming glow* . A...
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Oriental memoirs, Volume 4

James Forbes - 1815
...elegant couplets, was the fixed object of his whole life. " Before thy mystic altar, heavenly Truth, I kneel in manhood, as I knelt in youth : Thus let...below, Soar without bound, without consuming glow." I shall conclude these quotations with the remark of Lord Teignmouth, that the friends of religion,...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1816
...own elegant couplets, written ip Berkeley's Siris : * ' Before thy mystic altar, heavenly Truth, I kneel in manhood, as I knelt in youth. Thus let me...below, Soar without bound, without consuming glow.' He elsewhere declares, that " in order to enlighten the minds of the ignorant, and to enforce the obedi-;...
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine

Arminianism - 1839
...frofnndilale alienlos lerrent, virliile mtujnoi pascal, nffabililult piirrvlot iiutriat." 'Super Gtnttim \9.) Thus let me kneel, till this dull form decay, And...below, Soar without bound, without consuming glow ! " Dr. Samuel Johnson, on the verge of death, addressed a visiter in the •words, "Young man! attend...
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The Oriental Herald, Volume 1

Christianity - 1824
...following elegant and appropriate amplification : — " Before thy mystic altar, heav'nly Truth, I kneel in manhood as I knelt in youth : . ! Thus let...till this dull form decay, And life's last shade be brightened by thy ray. Then shall my soul, now lost in clouds below, Soar without bound, without consuming...
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The Oriental herald and colonial review [ed. by J.S. Buckingham].

James Silk Buckingham
...appropriate amplification : — " Before thy mystic altar, heav'nly Truth, I kneel in manhood as 1 knelt in youth : Thus let me kneel, till this dull form decay, And life's last shade be brightened by thy ray. Then shall my soul, now lost in clouds below, Soar without bound, without consuming...
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