Greenland, and Other Poems, Part 341

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Strahan and Spottiswoode, 1819 - Greenland - 250 pages
Largely an account of the history of the Moravian Church's missions to Greenland.
 

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Page 184 - Yonder heavens have passed away ; Then the end ; beneath His rod Man's last enemy shall fall : Hallelujah ! Christ in God, God in Christ, is all in all.
Page 183 - HARK, the song of jubilee, Loud as mighty thunders roar, Or the fulness of the sea, When it breaks upon the shore : Hallelujah ! for the Lord God Omnipotent shall reign ; Hallelujah ! let the word Echo round the earth and main.
Page 162 - The voice of thy thunder was in the heaven: the lightnings lightened the world: the earth trembled and shook. Thy way is in the sea, and thy path in the great waters, and thy footsteps are not known.
Page 185 - O'er all the blissful place ; Who would not drop this load of clay, And die to see thy face ? HYMN 201. ///. 1. Rev. vii. 9, &c. O are these in bright array ? This innumerable throng, Round the altar, night and day, Tuning their triumphant song ? " Worthy is the Lamb, once slain, " Blessing, honour, glory, power, " Wisdom, riches, to obtain,
Page 229 - The Dead are like the stars by day ; — Withdrawn from mortal eye, But not extinct, they hold their way, In glory through the sky : Spirits, from bondage thus set free, Vanish amidst immensity, ,. Where human thought, like human sight, Fails to pursue their trackless flight.
Page 180 - I ask'd the Earth ; — the Earth replied aghast, " 'Twas Man; — and such strange pangs my bosom rent, That still I groan and shudder at the past.
Page 174 - THE GOD of nature and of grace In all His works appears ; His goodness through the earth we trace, His grandeur in the spheres. 2 Behold this fair and fertile globe By Him in wisdom plann'd ; 'Twas He who girded, like a robe. The ocean round the land.
Page 193 - The pains of death are past; Labor and sorrow cease ; And, life's long warfare closed at last, His soul is found in peace. Soldier of Christ, well done ! Praise be thy new employ ; And, while eternal ages run, Rest in thy Saviour's joy.
Page 165 - SPENCER his course began ; From strength to strength, from grace to grace, Swiftest and foremost in the race, He carried victory in his face ; He triumph'd as he ran. How short his day...
Page 191 - The voice at midnight came, He started up to hear ; A mortal arrow pierced his frame — He fell, but felt no fear.

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