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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. "
Evangelical Magazine and Missionary Chronicle - Page 124
1851
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The Task: And Other Poems

William Cowper - English poetry - 1846 - 192 pages
...himself direct me. I would trace His master-strokes, and draw from his design. I would express him simple, grave, sincere ; In doctrine uncorrupt ; in...flock he feeds May feel it too ; affectionate in look, B3 And tender in address, as well becomes A messenger of grace to guilty men. Behold the picture !...
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The Task: And Other Poems

William Cowper - 1901 - 192 pages
...language plain, And plain in manner ; decent, solemn, chaste, And natural in gesture ; much impressed Himself, as conscious of his awful charge, And anxious...as well becomes A messenger of grace to guilty men. Behold the picture ! — Is it like ? — Like whom ? The things that mount the rostrum with a skip,...
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Some Records of the Later Life of Harriet, Countess Granville

Susan H. Oldfield - 1901 - 286 pages
...admired his preaching, and finds in Cowper's ' Task ' a description which she thinks applicable to him : Simple, grave, sincere ; In doctrine uncorrupt ; in...decent, solemn, chaste And natural in gesture ; much impressed Himself, as conscious of his awful charge, And anxious, mainly, that the flock he feeds May...
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Joshua Denovan ....

Joshua Denovan - Baptists - 1901 - 330 pages
...himself direct me. I would trace His master-strokes, and draw from his design. I would express him simple, grave, sincere; In doctrine uncorrupt ; in...decent, solemn, chaste, And natural in gesture; much impressed Himself, as conscious of his awful charge, And mainly anxious that the flock he feeds May...
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Reporting Reminiscences, Volume 1

William Carnie - Aberdeen (Scotland) - 1902
...Cowper as being peculiarly applicable to the man : — Simple, grave, sincere ; In doctrine incorrupt ; in language plain, And plain in manner ; decent, solemn, chaste. And natural in gesture ; much impressed Himself, as conscious of his awful charge, And anxious mainly that the flock he fed Might...
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Reporting Reminiscences, Volume 1

William Carnie - Aberdeen (Scotland) - 1902
...impressed Himself, as conscious of his awful charge, And anxions mainly that the flock he fed Might feel it too ; affectionate in look, And tender in address, as well became A messenger of grace to guilty men. Mr. Forbes died in his forty-eighth year. With the last...
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Light and Shade from the Land of the Midnight Sun: In Two Parts

John Frederick Hanson - Iowa - 1903 - 229 pages
...himself direct me. I would trace His master strokes, and draw from his design. I would express him simple, grave, sincere, In doctrine, uncorrupt; in...decent, solemn, chaste, And natural in gesture, much impressed Himself, as conscious of his awful charge. And anxious mainly that the flock he feeds May...
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Our Bishops: A Sketch of the Origin and Growth of the Church of the United ...

Henry Adams Thompson - Clergy - 1903 - 668 pages
...of this clover leaf, if the reader will allow the comparison j always " ' Affectionate in look Atirl tender in address, as well becomes A messenger of grace to guilty men'; of good habits and having a well cultivated mind ; in conversation cheerful, pleasing and interesting,...
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Beacon Search-lights on Pioneers and Millionaires

James Boyd Brady - Clergy - 1905 - 313 pages
..." Would I describe a preacher ? I would express him simple, grave, sincere, In doctrine incorrupt, in language plain And plain in manner, decent, solemn,...in address ; as well becomes A messenger of grace." And Sandys describes the attitude of the retired pioneer : — " I have taught you my dear flock for...
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The Poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1905 - 741 pages
...language plain, 400 And plain in manner ; decent, solemn, chaste, And natural in gesture ; much impressed Himself, as conscious of his awful charge, And anxious...as well becomes A messenger of grace to guilty men. Behold the picture ! Is it like ? — Like whom ? The things that mount the rostrum with a skip, And...
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