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" Support and ornament of Virtue's cause. There stands the messenger of truth: there stands The legate of the skies! — His theme divine, His office sacred, his credentials clear. By him the violated law speaks out Its thunders ; and by him, in strains... "
The Task: In Six Books - Page 41
by William Cowper - 1836 - 172 pages
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Beauties of Cowper: To which are Prefixed, a Life of the Author and ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1801 - 231 pages
...guard, Support, and ornament, of virtue's cause. There stands the messenger of truth : there stands The legate of the skies! — His theme divine, His...stablishes the strong, restores the weak, Reclaims the wnnd'rcr, binds the broken heart, And, arm'd himself in panoply complete Of henv'nly temper, furnislies...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1802
...guard, Support, and ornament, of virtue's cause. There stands the messenger of truth : there stands The legate of the skies ! — His theme divine, His...him, in strains as sweet As angels use, the gospel yhispers peace. He 'stablishes the strong, restores the weak, Reclaims the wand'rer, binds the broken...
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Poems of Established Reputation: To Wit: 1st. The Art of Preserving Health

Poetry - 1802 - 288 pages
...guard, 335 Support, and ornament, of virtue's cause. There stands the messenger of truth : there stands The legate of the skies ! — His theme divine, His...credentials clear. By him the violated law speaks out 340 Its thunders ; and by htm, in strains as sweet As angels use, the gospel whispers peace. He stablishes...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate, Volume 2

1803
...well becomes A messenger of grace to guilty men. There stands the messenger of truth: there stands The legate of the skies ! His theme divine, His office...whispers peace. He stablishes the strong, restores tb« weak, Reclaims the wand'rer, binds the broken heart, And, arm'd himself in panoply complete Of...
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An Essay on the Best Means of Civilising the Subjects of the British Empire ...

John Mitchell - British - 1805 - 242 pages
...Beautiful, also, is the portrait drawn by Cowper : There stands the messenger of truth, there stands The legate of the skies : his theme divine, His office...credentials clear. By him the violated law speaks out In thunders ; and l>v him, in strains as sweet As angels use, the Gospel whispers peace. He stablishes...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1806
...guard. Support, and ornament, of virtue's cause. There stands the messenger of truth: there stands The legate of the skies ! — His theme divine, His...stablishes the strong, restores the weak, Reclaims the wanderer, binds the broken heart, And, armed himself in panoply complete .• Of heavenly temper, furnishes...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1806
...guard, Support, and ornament, of virtue's cause. There stands the messenger of truth : there stands The legate of the skies ! — His theme divine, His...stablishes the strong, restores the weak, Reclaims the wanderer, binds the broken heart, And, armed himself in panoply complete < • Of heavenly temper,...
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The Columbian Orator: Containing a Variety of Original and Selected Pieces ...

Caleb Bingham - Speeches, addresses, etc - 1807 - 300 pages
...guard, Support and ornament of virtue's cause. •There stands the messenger of truth. There stands. The legate of the skies : his theme divine, His office sacred, his credentials clear. Uy him the violated law speaks out Its thunders, and by him, in strains as sweet As angels use, the...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1808
...guard, Support, and ornament, of Virtue's cause. There stands the messenger of truth : there standi The legate of the skies ! — His theme divine, His office sacred, his credentials clear. , ,, imf , .Q By him the violated law speaks out , .,., ,. ,s tff It's thunders ; and hy him, in strains...
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The fruits of reflection; or, Moral remembrances on various subjects, Volume 1

Elizabeth Helme - 1809
...guard, Support, and ornament, of virtue's cause. There stands the messenger of truth ; there standi The legate of the skies: his theme divine, His office sacred, his credentials elear. By him the violated law speaks out Its thunders, and by him, in strains as sweet As Angels use,...
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