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" Within that awful volume lies The mystery of mysteries! Happiest they of human race, To whom God has granted grace To read, to fear, to hope, to pray, To lift the latch, and force the way; And better had they ne'er been born, Who read to doubt, or read... "
Notes and Queries - Page 147
1879
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The Literary Gazette: A Weekly Journal of Literature, Science, and ..., Volume 4

William Jerdan, William Ring Workman, John Morley, Frederick Arnold, Charles Wycliffe Goodwin - 1820
...has granted grace To read, to fear, to hope, to pray, 'I'n lift the latch, and force the way : And better had they ne'er been born, Who read to doubt, or read to scorn." " Give me the v.olume, Lady," said young Glendinning. "They call me idle— they call me duff— in...
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The Monastery: A Romance, Volume 1

Sir Walter Scott - 1820 - 1820 - 351 pages
...God has granted grace To read, to fear, to hope, to pray, To lift the latch, and force the way ; And better had they ne'er been born, Who read to doubt, or read to scorn. "~Giveme the volume, Lady," said young Glendinning. " They call me idle — they call me dull — in...
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The London Literary Gazette and Journal of Belles Lettres, Arts, Sciences, Etc

Great Britain - 1820
...granted grace To read, to fear, to hope, to pray, To lift the lutch, and force the way i And belter had they ne'er been born, Who read to doubt, or read to scorn." "Giveme the volume, Lady," said young ''lenrtinning. "They call me idle — they all me dull — in...
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Historical romances of the author of Waverley, Volume 3

sir Walter Scott (bart [novels, collected]) - 1822
...God has granted grace To read, to fear, to hope, to pray, To lift the latch, and force the way ; And better had they ne'er been born, Who read to doubt, or read to scorn." " Give me the volume, Lady," said young Glendinning. " They call me idle — they call me dull —...
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Historical Romances of the Author of Waverley, Volume 15

Sir Walter Scott - 1824
...God has granted grace To read, to fear, to hope, to pray, To lift the latch, and force the way; And better had they ne'er been born. Who read to doubt, or read to scorn." " Give me the volume, Lady," said young Glendinning. " They call me idle — they call me dull —...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor

1824
...granted grace To read, to fear, to hope, to pray, . To mark and learn the heavenly way. And txetterhad they ne'er been born, Who read to doubt, or read to scorn. Sir Walter Seott. HUMILITY disposeth the glorious God to give, and the humble mind to receive, direction...
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The Life, Writings, Opinions, and Times of the Right Hon. George Gordon Noel ...

Poets, English - 1825 - 431 pages
...persecute him read one every week ? In his Bible the following lines were found, written by himself: — " Within this awful volume lies The mystery of mysteries...been born Who read to doubt— or read to scorn." On the subject of his Faith, he was happy and DIED WITH PEACE OF CONSCIENCE. 415 at ease; his mind...
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The Christian's manual, or, Prayers for every morning & evening in the week

Thomas Carpenter (schoolmaster.) - 1828 - 120 pages
...thy forgiveness, live in charity with The following lines were found written in the late Lord BYRON'S Bible. Within this awful volume lies, The mystery...ne'er been born, Who read to doubt, or read to scorn. Would to God that all were impressed with the beauty, sublimity, and importance of these words! and...
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"Sydney's" Letter to the King: And Other Correspondence, Connected with the ...

Sydney (pseud.) - 1828 - 56 pages
...! Thrice happy they of human race To whom our God has given the grace, To read, to mark, to learn, to pray, To lift the latch and force the way: But...been born Who read to doubt — or read to scorn." It is difficult, Mr. Editor, to peruse these lines without being moved by their touchingness and simplicity,...
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The Spirit of the Pilgrims, Volume 3

Congregational churches - 1830
...whom our God has given grace, To read, to mark, to learn, to pray, To lift the latch, and force their way ; But better had they ne'er been born, Who read to doubt, or read to scorn. ' which the Gospel had been obscured, and laboring to restore it to its pristine purity.* It is said...
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