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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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Union Hymns: Adapted to Social Meetings and Family Worship

Hymns, English - 1834 - 296 pages
...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 lighted By wisdom from on high — Shall we to men benighted The lamp of...
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A Selection of Psalms and Hymns: Chiefly Adapted for Public Worship

Edward Davies (of Kingswinford.) - Hymns, English - 1834 - 240 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. 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 Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs of the Rev. Isaac Watts

Isaac Watts, Samuel Worcester - Bible - 1834 - 776 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. — 3 Shall we, whose souls are lighted With wisdom from on high, Shall we to men benighted The lamp...
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The Poetical Works of Hemans, Heber and Pollok: Complete in One Volume

Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans, Mrs. Hemans - 1834 - 470 pages
...Though every prospect pleases, And only man is vile : In vain with lavish kindness The gifU of God arc strown, The heathen, in his blindness, Bows down to wood and stone ! Can we, whose souls are lighted With wisdom from on high, Can we to men benighted The lamp of life...
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Nine Sermons on Important Doctrinal and Practical Subjects: Delivered in ...

Hosea Ballou - Sermons, American - 1835 - 180 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. 3 Shall we, whose souls are lighted With wisdom from on high, Shall we to men bei\\%Vted The lamp of...
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Psalms and Hymns for Public Worship: Containing All the Psalms and Hymns of ...

William Allen - Bible - 1835 - 690 pages
...breezes Blow soft o'er Ceylon's isle, And ev'ry prospect pleases ? — mp Yet man, alas, 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 By wisdom from on hi";h, — Shall we to men benighted The lamp...
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Union Hymns

American Sunday-School Union - Hymns, English - 1835 - 332 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, all we, to men benighted The lamp of life...
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Family Hymns

American Tract Society - Hymns, English - 1835 - 216 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 strown ; The heathen, in his blindness, 3 Shall we, whose souls are lighted With wisdom from on high, Shall we, to men benighted, The lamp...
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Union Hymns

Hymns, English - 1835 - 352 pages
...Ceylon's isle; Though every prospect please?, And only man is vile: In vain with lavish kindness The gills of God are strown; The heathen in his blindness Bows down to wood and stone. 3 Shall we, whose souls arc lighted With wisdom from on high, Shall we, to men benighted The lamp of...
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Psalms, in Metre, Selected from the Psalms of David

Episcopal Church - Bible - 1835 - 99 pages
...tn L'li every prospect pleases. And only man ia vile: In vain with lavish kindness The gifts of Gop are strown ; The Heathen in his blindness Bows down to wood and stone. 3 Shalt we, whose louls are lighted With wisdom from on high; Shall we. to men benighted The lamp of...
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