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" Himself, as conscious of his awful charge, And anxious mainly that the flock he feeds May feel it too ; affectionate in look, And tender in address, as well becomes A messenger of grace to guilty men. "
The Task, and Other Poems - Page 40
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
...hands "n sculls that cannot teach, and will not learn. Would I describe a preacher,, such as Fan], Were he on earth, would hear, approve, and own—...would trace His master-strokes, and draw from his de>ign. 1 would express him simple, grave, sincere; In doctrine uncorrupt ; in language plain, And...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1802
...careless hands On skulls that cannot teach, and will not learn. Would I describe a preacher, such as Paul, Were he on earth, would hear, approve, and own —...sincere ; In doctrine uncorrupt ; in language plain, And plain in manner ; decent, solemn, chaste, And natural in gesture ; much impress'd Himself, as conscious...
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Poems of Established Reputation: To Wit: 1st. The Art of Preserving Health

Poetry - 1802 - 288 pages
...such as Paul, 395 Were he on earth, would hear, approve, and own.— — Paul should himself direft me. I would trace His master-strokes, and draw from...design. I would express him simple, grave, sincere; In doftrine uncorrupt ; in language plain, . 400 And plain in manner; decent, solemn, chaste, And natural...
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The history of Netterville, a chance pedestrian, Volume 2

Netterville (fict.name.) - 1802
...she beheld the hand-writing of her mother ! She read as follows in the next chapter. CHAP. VJI. „ " I would express him simple, grave, sincere, -" -In doctrine uncorrupt, in language plain; " And plain in manner, decent, solemn, chaste, " .And natural in gesture ; much impress'd himself,....
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate, Volume 2

1803
...exhibit lucid proof That he is honest in the sacred cause. Would I describe a preacher, such as Paul, Were he on earth, would hear, approve, and own, Paul should himself direct me. I would trace as means of religious improvement which God has honoured, and still lionourwith his blessing. A trial...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1806
...hands, On sculls, that cannot teach, and will not learn. Would I describe ap»eacher, such as Paul, Were he on earth, would hear, approve, and own, 'Paul should himself cyrect me. I would trace His master-strokes, and draw from his design* I would express him simple,...
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The Connecticut Evangelical Magazine: And Religious Intelligencer..., Volume 1

Christianity - 1808
...from Cow per, and to no man within the knowledge of the writer, were these lines more applicable. " I would express him, simple, grave, sincere, In doctrine, uncorrupt, in language, plain, And plain in manner. Decent, solemn, chaste, And natural in gesture. Much impress'd Himself, as conccious...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1808
...should himself direct me. I would trace ™'l & His master-strokes, and draw from his design. *.- o.-- I would express him simple, grave, sincere ; ~, In doctrine uncorrupt ; in language plain,,. And plain in manner ; decent, solemn, chaste^ v And natural in gesture ; much impressed .„ Himself,...
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The Port folio, by Oliver Oldschool, Volume 1

1809
...careless hands On sculls that cannot teach, and will not learn. Would I describe a preacher, such as Paul, Were he on earth, would hear, approve, and own, Paul should himself direct me. I would trace His master strokes, and draw from his design. I would express him simple, grave, sincere ; In doctrine...
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The Port Folio, Volume 1

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1809
...careless hands On sculls that cannot teach, and will not learn. Would I describe a preacher, such as Paul, Were he on earth, would hear, approve, and own, Paul should himself direct me. I would trace His master strokes, and draw from his design. I would express him simple, grave, smcere ; In doctrine uncorrupt...
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