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able active anxiety appear approach attention bear become better Bishop Gibson Bishop Hough bodily body Brother calm cause character cheerful Christian church clergy comfort consider contemplations dear death derived desire devote differ directed divine duty effects endeavour enjoy enjoyments example exertions existence expect extending faith fear feel future give habits happy head heart hope hour ideas improvement increase infirmity intellectual interest kind knowledge late less light living look Lord LYTTELTON means merely mind nature never objects observe old age ourselves pain perfect period perusal pleasing pleasure prayer prepared present preserved produce rational reading regular religion scriptures sects sense separation serve society sometimes soon soul spirit strength sufferings supply taking temper thing thoughts tion trust truth wish Worcester writers young youth
Página 73 - Though I look old, yet I am strong and lusty: For in my youth I never did apply Hot and rebellious liquors in my blood; Nor did not with unbashful forehead woo The means of weakness and debility; Therefore my age is as a lusty winter, Frosty, but kindly: let me go with you; I'll do the service of a younger man In all your business and necessities.
Página 164 - I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate me from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Página 141 - When her eyes, adds the bishop, were endangered by reading too much, she found out the amusement of work ; and in all those hours that were not given to better employments, she wrought with her own...
Página 49 - How much thy years excel In arts of counsel, and in speaking well! O would the gods, in love to Greece, decree But ten such sages as they grant in thee; Such wisdom soon should Priam's force destroy, And soon should fall the haughty towers of Troy!
Página 81 - ... the taste, fragrance to the smell, brilliancy to the eye, and pleasing sounds to delight the ear, constitute the sum and substance of his existence. He is composed entirely of sensual appetites ; and when they are satiated, sinks into repose. But every ray of intellectual light that is admitted into the mind, by instruction, experience, example, and by the kindness of friends, tends to convert the animal into a rational being ; supplying mental pleasures in the place of those which are merely...
Página 166 - Farewell, sun, moon, and stars ; farewell, world and time ; farewell, weak and frail body ! Welcome, eternity ; welcome, angels and saints ; welcome, Saviour of the world; and welcome, God,. the Judge of all!
Página 15 - No surly porter stands in guilty state, To spurn imploring Famine from the gate; But on he moves to meet his latter end, Angels around befriending Virtue's friend; Sinks to the grave with unperceived decay, While Resignation gently slopes the way; And, all his prospects brightening to the last, His heaven commences ere the world be past.
Página 33 - View. 24 and the confirmation thereby afforded of its truth : the proof from prophecy — from miracles — from the character of Christ — from that of his apostles — from the nature of the doctrines of Christianity — from the nature and excellence of her practical precepts — from the accordance...