A Collection of Original Poems on Various Subjects

Paperback | February 1, 2012

byEmily Cozens

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1875. Excerpt: ... Who cannot lengthen for a single day The destined period of his earthly stay; Who may not curb the progress of disease, Nor give the weary rest, the sufferer ease. Shall one so weak refuse to recognise The unseen Presence which around him lies; Refuse to bend his proud rebellious will, Confess Jehovah's power and be still? A SUPPLICATION". Lord, when with grief our weary eyes are dim, And hearts are burdened with a sense of sin, Grant thy restraining and restoring grace, That we our wayward footsteps may retrace. Nor wander from the narrow path again, Though each returning step be fraught with pain; The flowers which spring along that path, if few, Beam with surpassing loveliness of hue. There gleams of faith will lighten every cross, And earthly joys grow dim and seem but dross; Sweet peace within each contrite heart shall spring, And prayer continual strength and comfort bring. Thrice blessed they who from it never stray, Or who repentant find again their way; Not all who wander, the right way discern, Each false step makes it harder to return. Lord Jesus, Saviour, meek and lowly, mild, Grant us the spirit of a little child, To follow Thee along thy track of light, Assured that Thou wilt ever guide us right.. CONTRADICTIONS. Those pleasures quickly fail us, By earthly sources fed; We drink of impure streamlets, Nor seek the fountain head. We search for blooming flowers Where prickly thorns abound, Then murmur if our folly The piercing thorns has found. We pray for resignation At early morning hour, Tet ere the day has faded Our will asserts its power. D2 We long to share the blessings, The joys of the new birth; Yet turn away in sadness, Allured by dreams of earth. That some sharp trial may leave us, We kneel in fervent prayer; Heedless that our petitio...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1875. Excerpt: ... Who cannot lengthen for a single day The destined period of his earthly stay; Who may not curb the progress of disease, Nor gi...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:26 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217157777

ISBN - 13:9780217157773

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