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" The Lord of all, himself through all diffused, Sustains, and is the life of all that lives. Nature is but a name for an effect, Whose cause is God. "
The Works of William Cowper, Esq., Comprising His Poems, Correspondence, and ... - Page 227
by William Cowper - 1836
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Poems. With a Biographical and Critical Introduction by the Rev ..., Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1841
...unless impell'd To ceaseless service by a ceaseless force, And under pressure of some conscious cause ? The Lord of all, Himself through all diffused, Sustains,...secret fire By which the mighty process is maintain'd, Who sleeps not — is not weary ; in whose sight Slow circling ages are as transient days ; Whose work...
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Gems of sacred poetry [ed. by R. Cattermole?].

Gems - 1841
...breeding (supplemental grace) With lean performance ape the work of love. GOD THE LIFE OF ALL THAT LIVES. THE Lord of all, Himself through all diffused, Sustains,...name for an effect, Whose cause is God. He feeds the sacred fire By which the mighty process is maintained; Who sleeps not, is not weary ; in whose sight...
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The Scottish Christian Herald

Church history - 1841
...immuable art ; And, ere one flow'ry season fades and dies, Designs the blooming wonders of the next. The Lord of all, himself through all diffused, Sustains,...Nature is but a name for an effect, Whose cause is God. One spirit — His, Who wore the platted thorns with bleeding brows, Rules universal nature. Not a...
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The third book of reading lessons, Volume 3

Brothers of the Christian schools of Ireland - 1841
...inimitable art; And, ere one flow'ry season fades and dies, Designs the blooming wonders of the next. The Lord of all, himself through all diffused, Sustains,...Nature is but a name for an effect, Whose cause is God. One spirit—His, Who wore the platted thorns with bleeding brows, Rules universal nature. Not a flower...
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The Church of England quarterly review, Volume 10

1841
...philosopher and the scholar into the homes of wisdom and science. We echo the lines of Cowper:— " Nature is but a name for an effect, Whose cause is...feeds the secret fire By which the mighty process is maintained ; Who sleeps not, is not weary; in whose sight Slow circling ages are as transient days,...
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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices, and ...

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1841 - 716 pages
...>. 612.) Yet Burnct, Joseph Warton, and Johnson speak of Cowley as Rochester's favourite author.] [B Nature is but a name for an effect Whose cause is God — COWPKR, The Talk, B. vi.] feeling, the grace, and gaiety of a poet. Nothing but a severer judgment...
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Viator: Or, A Peep Into My Note Book

David Hoffman - 1841 - 355 pages
...what is called nature — on these he dwells with rapture, but, perhaps, without once reflecting that 'Nature is but a name for an effect) Whose cause is God.' When we raise our eyes to the spangled vault of heaven, and behold myriads of shining spheres — when...
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... The Task, a Poem ...: For the Use of Schools and Academies

William Cowper - 1842 - 150 pages
...force, And under pressure of some conscious cause ? 220 The Lord of all, himself through all diffus'd, Sustains, and is the life of all that lives. Nature...225 Who sleeps not, is not weary ; in whose sight Slow circling ages are as transient days ; Whose work is without labour ; whose designs No flaw deforms,...
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A trip home, with some home-spun yarns

Trip - 1842
...Paradise Lost, book v. Unless blinded by prejudice, who would not join with Cowper when he says, " The Lord of all, Himself through all diffused, Sustains, and is the life of all that lives. * Psalm xix. Prayer Book Version. * • * * He feeds the sacred fire, By which the mighty process is...
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The Monthly Review

Books - 1842
...works, and whose works an eternity would be insufficient to explore ; new reasons for believing that Nature is but a name for an effect, whose cause is God." The opening chapters of Dr. Hall's volume concern the different races of animals. He next proceeds...
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