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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. "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 254
1926
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The Psalms and Hymns: With the Catechism, Confession of Faith, and Liturgy ...

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...heathen in his blindness Bows down to wood and stone. 3 Shall we, whose souls are lighted With wisdom from on high, Shall we to men benighted The lamp of...
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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, Volume 9

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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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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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 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 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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Village Hymns for Social Worship: Selected and Original: Designed as a ...

Asahel Nettleton - Hymns, English - 1824 - 480 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...heathen in his blindness Bows down to wood and stone. 3 Shall we, whose souls are lighted With wisdom from on high, Shall we to men benighted The lamp of...
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Hints to Parents ...: No. I[-VI], Issues 1-6

Education - 1825
...spic)' 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 their blindness Bow down to wood and stone. " Shall we, whose souls are lighted By wisdom from on highShall...
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A Selection of Hymns and Psalms for Social and Private Worship

Bible - 1826 - 342 pages
...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. 3 Shall we, whose souls are lightedBy wisdom from on high, Shall we to men benighted The lamp of life...
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