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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, and Other Poems - Page 38
by William Cowper - 1831 - 179 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
...while the world shall stand, The most important and cfibctual guard, Support, and ornament, of virtue's cause. There stands the messenger of truth : there...credentials clear. By him the violated law speaks out Its thunders; and by him, in strains as sweet As angels use, the gospel whispers peace. He stablishes...
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Poems of Established Reputation: To Wit: 1st. The Art of Preserving Health

Poetry - 1802 - 288 pages
...the world shall stand, The most important and effeftual guard, 335 Support, and ornament, of virtue's cause. There stands the messenger of truth : there...violated law speaks out 340 Its thunders ; and by htm, in strains as sweet As angels use, the gospel whispers peace. He stablishes the strong, restores...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1802
...while the world shall stand The most important and effectual guard, Support, and ornament, of virtue's cause. There stands the messenger of truth : there...credentials clear. By him the violated law speaks out Its thunders ; and by him, in strains as sweet As angels use, the gospel yhispers peace. He 'stablishes...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate, Volume 2

1803
...too; affectionate in look, And tender in address, as well becomes A messenger of grace to guilty men. There stands the messenger of truth: there stands...credentials clear. By him the violated law speaks out Its thunders; and by him, in strains as sweet As angels use, the Gospel whispers peace. He stablishes...
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An Essay on the Best Means of Civilising the Subjects of the British Empire ...

John Mitchell - British - 1805 - 242 pages
...devil, who are taken captive by him at his will." Beautiful, also, is the portrait drawn by Cowper : There stands the messenger of truth, there stands...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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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1806
...while the world shaH stand, The most important and effectual guard, Support, and ornament, of virtue's cause. There stands the messenger of truth : there...credentials clear. By him the violated law speaks out Its thunders ; and by him, in strains as sweet As angels use, the gospel whispers peace. He stablishes...
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The Columbian Orator: Containing a Variety of Original and Selected Pieces ...

Caleb Bingham - Speeches, addresses, etc - 1807 - 300 pages
...while the world shall stand, The most important and effectual guard, Support and ornament of virtue's cause. •There stands the messenger of truth. There...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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The Task: A Poem. In Six Books

William Cowper - English poetry - 1810 - 193 pages
...while the world shall stand, The most important and effectual guard, Support, and ornament, of virtue's cause. There stands the messenger of truth : there...divine, His office sacred, his credentials clear. jBy him the violated law speaks out Its thunders ; and by him, in strains as sweet As angels use, the...
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