The Knight of Intercession: And Other Poems

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Rivingtons, 1875 - 348 pages
 

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Page 293 - THE Church's one foundation Is Jesus Christ her Lord ; She is His new creation By water and the word : From heaven He came and sought her To be His holy Bride ; With His own blood He bought her, And for her life He died.
Page 321 - The Lord hath done great things for them. The Lord hath done great things for us ; whereof we are glad. Turn again our captivity, O Lord, as the streams in the south. They that sow in tears shall reap in joy. He that goeth forth and weepeth, bearing precious seed, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him.
Page 207 - And he stayed yet other seven days; and again he sent forth the dove out of the ark; and the dove came in to him in the evening; and, lo, in her mouth was an olive leaf pluckt off: so Noah knew that the waters were abated from off the earth.
Page 296 - Come." 2 So vile I am, how dare I hope to stand In the pure glory of that holy land ? Before the whiteness of that throne appear ? Yet there are hands stretched out to draw me near. 3...
Page 294 - Yet one o'er all the earth, Her charter of salvation One Lord, one Faith, one Birth ; One Holy Name she blesses. Partakes one holy food, And to one hope she presses, With every grace endued. 3 Though with a scornful wonder Men see her sore opprest, By schisms rent asunder, By heresies distrest ; Yet saints their watch are keeping, Their cry goes up,

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