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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 Poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1905 - 741 pages
...design. I would express him simple, grave, sincere ; In doctrine uncorrupt ; in language plain, 4 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 feeds May...
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English Poetry (1170-1892).

John Matthews Manly - English poetry - 1907 - 580 pages
...his design. I would express him simple, grave, sincere; In doctrine uncorrupt; in 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 mainly that the flock he feeds May...
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English Poems: The restoration and the eighteenth century (1660-1800)

Walter Cochrane Bronson - English poetry - 1908
...would trace His master-strokes, and draw from his design. I would express him simple, grave, sincere; 5 In doctrine uncorrupt; in language plain, And plain...decent, solemn, chaste, And natural in gesture; much impressed Himself, as conscious of his awful charge, And anxious mainly that the flock he feeds 10...
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English Poems: The restoration and the eighteenth century (1660-1800)

Walter Cochrane Bronson - English poetry - 1908
...would trace His master-strokes, and draw from his design. I would express him simple, grave, sincere; 5 In doctrine uncorrupt; in language plain, And plain...decent, solemn, chaste, And natural in gesture; much impressed Himself, as conscious of his awful charge, And anxious mainly that the flock he feeds 10...
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Historical Celebration in Recognition of the Eightieth Year of the Origin of ...

McCormick Theological Seminary - McCormick, Cyrus Hall, 1809-1884 - 1910 - 173 pages
...phraseology does not go beyond his personal experience, such an one as Cowper has so beautifully described: "Simple, grave, sincere, In doctrine uncorrupt, in...plain in manner, decent, solemn, chaste, And natural of gesture, much impressed Himself, as conscious of his awful charge, And anxious mainly that the flock...
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History of the Town of Holland, Massachusetts

Martin Lovering - Holland (Mass. : Town) - 1915 - 749 pages
...last end be like his." The following lines are very appropriate here : — •'/ 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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History of the Town of Holland, Massachusetts

Martin Lovering - Holland (Mass. : Town) - 1915 - 749 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 mainly that the flock he feeds May feel it too; affcclionalc in look, And tender in address, as well becomes A messenger of grace to guilty men." William...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: With a Memoir, Volume 1

William Cowper - English poetry - 1854
...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...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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HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS

KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922
...cause. COWPER— Task. Bk. II. L. 372. 3 Would I describe a preacher, * * * I would express him TON — In Congress on his Appointment as Commander-vnrChief,...St. 3. 22 The gamester, if he die a martyr to his COWPER— Task. Bk. II. L. 394. 4 The things that mount the rostrum with a skip, And then skip down...
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William Cowper: Selected Poems

William Cowper - Poetry - 2003 - 119 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...as well becomes A messenger of grace to guilty men. (II 395-407) This is the T persona exactly, one purified by what he is, as much as by what he says,...
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