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" FAR from the world, O Lord, I flee, From strife and tumult far; From scenes where Satan wages still His most successful war. The calm retreat, the silent shade, With prayer and praise agree ; And seem by thy sweet bounty made For those who follow thee. "
The Works of William Cowper: Table talk. The task. Tirocinium; or, A review ... - Page 483
by William Cowper - 1835
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The New-York Missionary Magazine, and Repository of Religious ..., Volume 2

Missions - 1801
...when entering on his retirement. , " Far from the world, O Lord ! I flee, from strife and tumult far j From scenes where Satan wages still his most successful...The calm retreat, the silent shade, with prayer and pra'se agree; And seem, by thy sweet bounty, made for those who folio* thee. There, if thy Spirit touch...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1802
...orient rays impart ; But, JESUS, 'tis thy light alone Can shine upon the heart. XLIV. RETIREMENT. 1 FAR from the world, O LORD, I flee, From strife and...scenes where Satan wages still His most successful war. 2 The calm retreat, the silent shade, With pray'r and praise agree ; And seem by thy sweet bounty made...
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The works of the rev. John Newton, Volume 3

John Newton - 1808
...orient rays impart ; Cut, Jesus, 'tis thy light alone Can shine upon the heart. XLV. C. Retirement. 1 FAR. from the world, O Lord, I flee, From strife and...scenes where Satan wages still His most successful war. 2 The calm retreat, the silent shade, With pray'r and praise agree; And seem, by thy sweet bounty made,...
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Miscellaneous Works of the Rev. Charles Buck ...: Containing The Young ...

Charles Buck - Christian ethics - 1808
...fire, rejoices in the divine favour ; and thus retirement is sanctified by communion with him. " The calm retreat, the silent shade, With prayer and...by thy sweet bounty made For those who follow thee. J There, if thy Spirit touch the soul, And grace her mean abode, O with what peace, and joy, and love,...
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The Baptist Magazine, Volume 21

Baptists - 1829
...Satan wngc* till! His most succesjfnl war. VOL. IV. :Jd Series. The calm retreat and silent (hade,* With prayer and praise agree ; And seem by thy sweet...thy spirit touch the soul, And grace her mean abode : Ob, with what peace, and joy, and love, She commune* with her God ! There, like the nightingale,...
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The Works of the Rev. John Newton ...

John Newton - Theology - 1810
...orient rays impart ; But, Jesus, tis thy light alone Can shine upon the heart. XLV. C. Retirement. 1 FAR from the world, O Lord, I flee, From strife and...scenes where Satan wages still His most successful war. 2 The calm retreat, the silent shade, With pray'r and praise agree ; And seem by thy sweet bounty made,...
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A selection of psalms & hymns, by T. Jones

Thomas Jones (chaplain to the earl of Peterborough) - 1812
...loveHere's my heart, Lord, take and seal it; Seal it from thy courts above ! 243. The Christian retiring. FAR from the world, O Lord, I flee, From strife and...successful war. The calm retreat, the silent shade, With pray'r and praise agree, And seem, by thy swt.et bounty made, For those who follow thee. There if thy...
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Hymns, Partly Collected and Partly Original: Designed as a Supplement to Dr ...

William Bengo Collyer - Hymns - 1812 - 631 pages
...impart ; But, Jesus, 'tis thy light alone Can shine upon the heart. HYMN CCXCVI. Retirement. COWPER. R from the world, O Lord, I flee, From strife and tumult...scenes where Satan wages still His most successful war. 2 The calm retreat, the silent shade, With prayer and praise agree : And seem, by thy sweet bounty...
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The baptist Magazine

1815
...I, as I walked farther on, how pleasing to be freed from the busy bustling world ! As the poet says, The calm retreat, the silent shade, With prayer and...thy sweet bounty made, For those who follow thee. As I passed along, a flock of sheep in view, reminded me of those days when the sheep were led to the...
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Hymns for Occasional Use in the Parish Church of St. Peter in Nottingham

R. W. Almond - Hymns, English - 1819 - 164 pages
...fill our souls with LOVE, That we below, thy steps may trace, And reign with thee above. CXL. •. I . Far from the world, O Lord, I flee, From strife and...scenes where Satan wages stilL His most successful war. 2. The calm retreat, the silent shade j With prayer and praise agree ; And seem by thy sweet bounty...
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