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

Asahel Nettleton - Hymns, English - 1826 - 488 pages
...bows attentive ear ; i his angels sing around, their voice to hear. iho c, ._, A And only man is vac , In vain with lavish kindness The gifts of God are strown ; The heathen in bis blindness Bows down to wood and stone. 3 Shall we, whose souls are lighted With wisdom from on...
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Specimens of sacred and serious poetry, from Chaucer to the present day ...

John Johnstone - 1827
...the spicy breezes Blow soft on 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 man benighted The lamp of life...
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Poetic Gleanings, from Modern Writers: With Some Original Pieces

A. K - Children's poetry - 1827 - 160 pages
...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...
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The Assistant to Family Religion: In Six Parts ...

William Cogswell - Families - 1827 - 384 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 Waft, waft, ye winds! his story, And you, ye waters! roll, Till, like a flood of glory, It spreads...
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The Friend of Peace, Volume 4

Peace - 1827
...many an ancient river, From many a palmy plain, They call us to deliver Their land from error's chain. 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 high,...
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The Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral ..., Volume 9

1827
...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 their blindness. Bow down to wood and stone. Sliall we, whose souls are lighted By wisdom from on high,...
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery as Applied in Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1828 - 392 pages
...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. 3 Shall we whose souls are lighted With wisdom from on high, Shall we to men benighted The lan§p of...
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Palestine, and Other Poems

Reginald Heber - Hymns, English - 1828 - 245 pages
...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, 1 > Bows down to wood and stone ! Can we, whose souls are lighted With wisdom from on high, Can we...
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The Christian's sketch book

Jabez Burns - 1829 - 352 pages
...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 Baptist Missionary Magazine, Volumes 9-10

Baptists - 1829
...breezes Blow soft o'er Ceylon's isle, Tho' every prospect pleases, And only man is vile ; In \ ...in with lavish kindness The gifts of God are strown ;...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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