Poetical Works: Paradise lost

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John Macrone, 1835

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Page 301 - we have given it at length) explains; the cloud was then taken up; how then ? " The Lord went before them by day in a pillar of a cloud to lead them the way, and by night in a pillar of fire to give them light, to go by day and night,
Page 295 - Some natural tears they dropt, but wiped them soon: 645 The world was all before them, where to choose Their place of rest, and Providence their guide. They, hand in hand, with wandering steps and slow, Through Eden took their solitary way.
Page 268 - and there was given unto him much incense, that he should offer it with the prayers of all saints upon the golden altar, which was before the throne : and the smoke of the incense, which came with the prayers of the saints, ascended up before God.
Page 157 - rocks of the mountains ; and said to the mountains and rocks, Fall on us, and hide us from the face of him that sitteth on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb; for the great day of his wrath is come, and who shall be able to stand?
Page 301 - Then a cloud covered the tent of the congregation, and the glory of the Lord filled the tabernacle. And Moses was not able to enter into the tent of the congregation, because the cloud abode thereon, and the glory of the Lord filled the tabernacle: and when the cloud was taken up from over
Page 49 - Psalm xxiv. 7 :■—" Lift up your heads, O ye gates; and be ye lifted up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of Glory shall come in." This hymn was sung when the ark of God was carried up into the sanctuary on Mount Sion, and is understood as a prophecy of our .Saviour's ascension into Heaven ; and
Page 268 - in Holy Writ:—" And another angel came and stood at the altar, having a golden censer; and there was given unto him much incense, that he should offer it with the prayers of all saints upon the golden altar, which was before the throne : and the smoke of the incense, which came with the prayers of the saints, ascended up before God.
Page 77 - waked To find her, or for ever to deplore Her loss, and other pleasures all abjure : 480 When out of hope, behold her, not far off, Such as I saw her in my dream, adorn'd With what all earth or heaven could bestow To make her amiable ; on she came, Led by her heavenly Maker,
Page 92 - Scripture :—" So ought men to love their wives, as their own bodies: he that loveth his wife, loveth himself; for no man ever yet hated his own flesh, but nourisheth and cherisheth it,
Page 80 - In procreation common to all kinds, (Though higher of the genial bed by far, And with mysterious reverence I deem) So much delights me, as those graceful acts, 600 Those thousand decencies, that daily flow From all her words and actions, mix'd with love And sweet compliance, which declare unfeign'd Union of mind,

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