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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... "
SOCIAL PSALMIST, OR HYMNS, SELECTED FOR THE PRIVATE USE AND SOCIAL MEETINGS ... - Page 542
by MARK H. NEWMAN - 1852
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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
...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 strown ; The heathen in his blindness...wood and stone. 3 Shall we, whose souls are lighted With wisdom from on high, Shall we to men benighted The lamp of life deny 1 Salvation ! O Salvation...
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The Friendly Visitor, Volume 19

William Carus Wilson - Theology - 1837
...o'er Ceylon's islef 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." 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
...lines. What ' Though every prospect pleases, And only man is vile ? What though with lavish kindness The gifts of God are strown ? The 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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The baptist Magazine

1823
...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* Shall we, whose souls are lighted With wisdom from on high. Shall we to men benighted The lamp of light...
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Evangelical Magazine and Missionary Chronicle, Volume 1

Missions - 1823
...o'er Ceylon's isle, Tho' 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. 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 Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 3

1823
...Ceylon's isle, Though ev'ry 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. Shall we, whose souls are lighted With wisdom from on high, Shall we to men benighted The lamp of life...
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Village Hymns for Social Worship: Selected and Original: Designed as a ...

Asahel Nettleton - Hymns, English - 1824 - 480 pages
...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 strown ; The heathen in his blindness...wood and stone. 3 Shall we, whose souls are lighted With wisdom from on high, Shall we to men benighted The lamp of life deny ? Salvation ! O Salvation.!...
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The Christian Herald and Seaman's Magazine, Volume 9

Christianity - 1822
...o'er Ceylon's isle, Tho' 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. Shall we whose souls are lighted With wisdom from on high, Shall we to men benighted The lamp of life...
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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship

Bible - 1826 - 342 pages
...prospect pleases, And only man is vile ; In vain with lavish kindness The gifts of God are strovvn ; The heathen in his blindness . Bows down to wood and stone. 3 Shall we, whose souls are lighted By wisdom from on high, Shall we to men benighted The lamp of life deny? Salvation ! O salvation !...
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Psalms and Hymns, Principally for Public Worship: Selected from Dr. Watts ...

Henry Forster Burder, Isaac Watts - Bible - 1826 - 500 pages
...prospect pleases, And only man is vile ; In vain, with lavish kindness, The gifts of God are strewn, The Heathen, in his blindness, Bows down to wood and stone. 3 Shall we whose souls are lighted By wisdom from on high; Shall we to man benighted The lamp of life deny ? Salvation ! Oh, salvation...
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