The meditations of a recluse: chiefly on religious subjects
F. and C. Rivington, and W. Clarke, 1802
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Common terms and phrases
acknowledged actions apostles appear argument assured attended become behold believe benevolence blessing body breast bring called character Christ christian church comfort conduct consider death desire directed divine doctrines duty earth effect endeavour equal evidence evil exertions existence expected expression faith fall fear feelings friends future give gospel grace greater hand happiness hath heart heaven holy hope human imagine important impression influence instances Jesus Christ kind knowledge learned light live look Lord mankind means ment mind moral motives nature never object observation offers passions peace person pleasure possess prayer present principle produce proper reason received reflection religion religious rest revelation Saviour says scene scripture society soul spirit things thought tion true truth turn unto virtue wants whole wisdom wish writings
Page 193 - The depth saith, It is not in me : And the sea saith, It is not with me. It cannot be gotten for gold, Neither shall silver be weighed for the price thereof.
Page 169 - Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry: for which things...
Page 189 - The powers of man : we feel within ourselves His energy divine : he tells the heart, He meant, he made us to behold and love What he beholds and loves, the general orb Of life and being ; to be great like him, , Beneficent and active.
Page 208 - My soul shall be satisfied as with marrow and fatness; and my mouth shall praise thee with joyful lips : When I remember thee upon my bed, and meditate on thee in the night watches.
Page 44 - Come on therefore, let us enjoy the good things that are present : and let us speedily use the creatures like as in youth. Let us fill ourselves with costly wines and ointments : and let no flower of the spring pass by us : let us crown ourselves with rosebuds, before they be withered...
Page 208 - O God, Thou art my' God; early will I seek Thee: My soul thirsteth for Thee, my flesh longeth for Thee In a dry and thirsty land, where no water is ; To see Thy power and Thy glory, So as I have seen Thee in the sanctuary.
Page 169 - But now ye also put off all these ; anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth. 9 Lie not one to another, seeing that ye have put off the old man with his deeds...
Page 199 - With antique pillars massy proof, And storied windows richly dight, Casting a dim religious light. There let the pealing organ blow, To the full-voiced quire below, In service high and anthems clear, As may with sweetness, through mine ear, Dissolve me into ecstasies, And bring all Heaven before mine eyes.
Page 30 - Who hath measured the waters in the hollow of His hand, and meted out heaven with the span, and comprehended the dust of the earth in a measure, and weighed the mountains in scales, and the hills in a balance ? Who hath directed the Spirit of the Lord, or being His counsellor hath taught Him?
Page 212 - Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you ? If any man defile the temple of God, him shall God destroy ; for the temple of God is holy, which temple ye are.